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Definition of "domination" []

  • Control or power over another or others. (noun)
  • The exercise of such control or power. (noun)
  • Christianity The fourth of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology. Also called dominions. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "domination" in a sentence
  • "Most of the action takes place in the independent "Bible Belt", where resistance to Islamic domination is sometimes heroic and sometimes pathological."
  • "Furthermore, this has resulted in Chinese domination of economic and employment opportunities particularly in the major towns where almost two-thirds of the population are now Chinese."
  • "As a lifelong Steelers fan, it seems as if a few good Ravens players are keeping us away from total long-term domination of the division since Cincy and Cleveland can't seem to pull out of their death spiral."