dominance over

power over, control over, authority over

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Dominance (genetics) — For other uses, see Dominance. A pedigree chart shows how genes are inherited. Dominance in genetics is a relationship between two variant forms (alleles) of a single gene, in which one allele masks the effect of the other in influencing some… …   Wikipedia

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • Dominance versus overdominance — is a scientific controversy in the field of genetics that has persisted for more than a century.[1] These two alternative hypotheses were first stated in 1908. Genetic basis of heterosis When a population is small or inbred, it tends to lose… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   Wikipedia

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

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