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1    having primary control, authority, or influence; governing; ruling  
2    predominant or primary  
the dominant topic of the day     
3    occupying a commanding position  
4      (Genetics)  
a    (of a gene) producing the same phenotype in the organism whether its allele is identical or dissimilar  
b    (of a character) controlled by such a gene  
   Compare       recessive       2  
5      (Music)   of or relating to the fifth degree of a scale  
6      (Ecology)   (of a plant or animal species within a community) more prevalent than any other species and determining the appearance and composition of the community  
7      (Genetics)  
a    a dominant gene or character  
b    an organism having such a gene or character  
8      (Music)  
a    the fifth degree of a scale and the second in importance after the tonic  
b    a key or chord based on this  
9      (Ecology)   a dominant plant or animal in a community  
  dominantly      adv  

dominant hemisphere  
      n      See       cerebral dominance  
dominant seventh chord  
      n   a chord consisting of the dominant and the major third, perfect fifth, and minor seventh above it. Its most natural resolution is to a chord on the tonic  
dominant tenement  
      n     (Property law)   the land or tenement with the benefit of an easement over land belonging to another  
   Compare       servient tenement  
dominant wavelength  
      n     (Physics)   the wavelength of monochromatic light that would give the same visual sensation if combined in a suitable proportion with an achromatic light  
   See also       complementary wavelength  
Diccionario de inglés definición  


1    ascendant, assertive, authoritative, commanding, controlling, governing, leading, presiding, ruling, superior, supreme  
2    chief, influential, main, outstanding, paramount, predominant, pre-eminent, prevailing, prevalent, primary, principal, prominent  
   ancillary, auxiliary, inferior, junior, lesser, lower, minor, secondary, subservient, subsidiary  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

dominant adj.
a person with more power or authority than others
Eg.: Your father is one of the dominant man in his section because he is boss.

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being dominant does not require power or authority

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dominant position, use of an office with power and influence to expose or impose one's views
canned by Theodore Roosevelt
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