domination

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From Middle English domynacion, from Old French dominacion, from Latin dominātiō ‎(rule, dominion), from dominor ‎(domineer; rule); see dominate.

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domination ‎(plural dominations)

  1. The act of dominating; exercise of power in ruling; dominion; supremacy; authority, often when arbitrary or insolent.
    • Burke
      In such a people, the haughtiness of domination combines with the spirit of freedom.
  2. A ruling party; a party in power.
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  3. A high order of angels in the celestial hierarchy.
    • Milton
      Thrones, dominations, princedoms, virtues, powers.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin dominātiō ‎(rule, dominion), from dominor ‎(domineer; rule).

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domination f ‎(plural dominations)

  1. domination

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