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  • v. Present participle of dominate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. exercising influence or control. Opposite of subordinate.
  • adj. high enough to provide a clear view of the surrounding area; -- of a height or viewpoint.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. most powerful or important or influential
  • adj. offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
  • adj. used of a height or viewpoint


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  • He referred to the ability to put one's passion behind one's judgment instead of in front of it and to demonstrate what he called dominating humility.

    CNN Transcript Jan 10, 2006

  • Thus they report the complete defeat of two German army corps, resulting in the seizure by the Russians of Height 100.3, which they described as dominating the entire region of the operations before Grodno.

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  • "That's what you call a dominating pitcher," Benecke said.


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  • At Red Line, we reported that he looked like a man among boys in dominating Team Canada's camp, and he was clearly the Hlinka tournament's dominant force in Slovakia.

    Red Line: Dominant start has Canadian Seguin atop draft ranks

  • Blank disbelief once again dominating what remained of her face.

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  • Such comity will be hard to duplicate as India and China grow more powerful and their interest in dominating the Indian Ocean increases accordingly.

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  • How can a 3-year-old who looked brilliant in dominating the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes by a combined 10 lengths perform so poorly with so much at stake?

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  • Gul said that as a result of 9/11 “everything has gone wrong with the world” and the motive behind the events being staged were largely geopolitical, and were used to exploit a window of opportunity for the US to go into strategic areas where there was no US presence before, as well as beating China in dominating the energy tap of the world, the middle east and south Asia.

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  • You know, this is the first Republican in a hundred years since Theodore Roosevelt to come into a second term dominating both houses of Congress.

    CNN Transcript Feb 2, 2005


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