[ US /ˈdɑmənəns/ ]
[ UK /dˈɒmɪnəns/ ]
  1. the organic phenomenon in which one of a pair of alleles present in a genotype is expressed in the phenotype and the other allele of the pair is not
  2. the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    he has the authority to issue warrants
    a place of potency in the state
    deputies are given authorization to make arrests
  3. the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her
  4. superior development of one side of the body
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How To Use dominance In A Sentence

  • Instead of seeing dodgeball as a game where alpha males can relive their schoolyard dominance, they see it as a game for everyone.
  • Perhaps spurred by the era of Republican dominance and a reassertive ruling class, historians have given new attention to the plantocracy.
  • The typical concrete edge, the unhealthy pollution caused by too much sliced white bread and the overpowering dominance of aggressive species such as Canada geese and coots combine to turn them into lifeless wet deserts.
  • We know also that in animals the male hormone, testosterone, is related to dominance and aggression.
  • Timur's trajectory began with a three-year struggle to achieve dominance, at the end of which in 1370 he proclaimed himself not merely emir of Samarkand but khan of the Chagatai and inheritor of Genghis's Mongol empire.
  • As such, these works serve as a convincing proof of principle and have informed our own approach to the problem of dominance evolution.
  • They were also asked to complete a personality test that assessed dominance and nurturance.
  • Like the temperance movement, antiporn activism mistook a symptom of male dominance for the cause.
  • IP rights basic law refers to the legal rules and principles that concentrate on the adjustment and regulation of the dominance relationship over IP.
  • Pressure was applied with cool precision: women had discovered that to sidestep male dominance was to avoid destructive rage.
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