from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having superior weight, force, importance, or influence. See Synonyms at dominant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Preponderating; outweighing; overbalancing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Preponderating; outweighing; overbalancing; -- used literally and figuratively

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Outweighing; preponderating; superior in weight, force, efficiency, or influence; predominant; prevalent.

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

  • adj. having superior power and influence


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