dominance

  • 1 dominance — [ dɔminɑ̃s ] n. f. • XVIe; de dominer 1 ♦ Vx Fait de dominer (⇒ domination), d être dominant (⇒ prédominance). 2 ♦ Mod. Biol. Prépondérance d un gène ou d un caractère dominant sur son allèle récessif, chez un hétérozygote. ⇒ ép …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Dominance — may refer to: Dominance (C++), an aspect of virtual inheritance in the C++ programming language Dominance (economics), in economics, the degree of inequality in market share distribution Strategic dominance, in game theory, when one strategy is… …

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  • 3 dominance — UK US /ˈdɒmɪnəns/ noun [U] ► the situation in which one company, product, etc. has more power, influence, or success than others: »The ability of a firm to set or control market prices is a sign of dominance …

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  • 4 Dominance — Dom i*nance, Dominancy Dom i*nan*cy, n. Predominance; ascendency; authority. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 dominance — I noun ascendance, ascendancy, authority, control, dominancy, domination, dominion, eminence, force, governance, hold, importance, influence, mastery, mightiness, power, predominance, predominancy, prepollence, prepollency, preponderance,… …

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  • 6 dominance — (n.) 1819; see DOMINANT (Cf. dominant) + ANCE (Cf. ance). Related: Dominancy …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 dominance — [n] supremacy ascendancy, authority, command, control, domination, dominion, government, influence, paramountcy, power, preeminence, preponderance, prepotence, prepotency, rule, sovereignty, sway, upper hand, whip hand; concepts 376,668 Ant.… …

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  • 8 dominance — ► NOUN 1) power and influence over others. 2) Genetics the property of being dominant …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 dominance — [däm′ə nəns] n. a dominating, or being dominant; control; authority: also dominancy …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 dominance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, clear, complete, overwhelming, total ▪ growing, increasing ▪ cultural, economic …

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  • 11 dominance — dom|i|nance [ˈdɔmınəns US ˈda: ] n [U] the fact of being more powerful, more important, or more noticeable than other people or things →↑dominate dominance of ▪ the continuing dominance of the army in Uganda political/economic/cultural etc… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 dominance */ — UK [ˈdɒmɪnəns] / US [ˈdɑmɪnəns] noun [uncountable] a situation in which one person or thing has more influence or power than any other the party s growing dominance in the north of the country dominance of: With this victory, the team has… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 dominance — dom|i|nance [ damınəns ] noun uncount * a situation in which one person or thing has more influence or power than any other: the party s growing dominance in the north of the country dominance of: With this victory, the team has maintained its… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 dominance — [[t]dɒ̱mɪnəns[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N of/over n The dominance of a particular person or thing is the fact that they are more powerful, successful, or important than other people or things. The latest fighting appears to be an attempt by each group… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 dominance — n. 1) dominance in 2) dominance over * * * [ dɒmɪnəns] dominance over dominancein …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 Dominance (C++) — For other uses, see Dominance. In the C++ programming language, dominance implies a specific behaviour of symbol disambiguation in virtual inheritance. Consider the following example: class Parent { public: virtual void function(); }; class… …

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  • 17 dominance — noun (U) the fact of being more powerful, more important, or more noticeable than other people or things: military dominance (+of): Japan s dominance of the market …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 dominance — [ˈdɒmɪnəns] noun [U] a situation in which one person or thing has more influence or power than any other the growing dominance of the Green Party in the north of the country[/ex] Japanese dominance of the electronics market[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 dominance — /dom euh neuhns/, n. 1. rule; control; authority; ascendancy. 2. the condition of being dominant. 3. Psychol. the disposition of an individual to assert control in dealing with others. 4. Animal Behav. high status in a social group, usually… …

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  • 20 dominance — (do mi nan s ) s. f. Qualité, caractère de ce qui est dominant. •   Le but d Hippocrate était d observer les maladies, de voir s il ne serait pas possible de trouver la raison de leur dominance et de leurs retours dans les circonstances de l… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré