dominance dominance  /ˈdɑ mə nəns/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) superior development of one side of the body
  2. (n) the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
  3. (n) 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
  4. (n) the power or right to give orders or make decisions

Usage(s):

  1. Indian leading lady and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai leads the charge as a hipper, edgier, more professional Bollywood bids for global dominance.
  2. The major video game console makers continue the struggle to win dominance in the marketplace: Who is Playingand Why Inside the 21st Century gamer.
  3. The effort took several years to come to fruition, while Microsoft continued to entrench its Web browser dominance.

News

  1. NL Capsules : Reds continue dominance of Cubs

    CHICAGO (AP) — Brandon Phillips hit a grand slam and matched his career high with six RBIs, and the Cincinnati Reds extended their dominance over the Chicago Cubs with a 6-2 win Monday night at foggy
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CapitalGazette.com

  2. Reds Continue Dominance Over Cubs With 6-2 Win

    Brandon Phillips hit a grand slam and matched his career high with six RBIs, and the Cincinnati Reds extended their dominance over the Chicago Cubs with a 6-2 win Monday night in foggy conditions at Wrigley Field.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CBS Chicago

  3. Rafael Nadal's French Open dominance by the numbers

    Rafael Nadal defeated David Ferrer 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 on Sunday to win his eighth French Open title. H ere’s a look at Nadal’s dominance at Roland Garros since his debut in 2005.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

Quotes

  1. "I do think that I can get back to a position of dominance. That's why I'm here," Federer said. "God, I can't wait for Paris and Wimbledon to come around next year because they've been frustrating tournaments for me this year. Obviously...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Roger Federer Source: Inquirer.net

  2. "Some things are changing. I think he's a little bit shaken with that loss and mentally he has been struggling in the last couple of months," Djokovic said Wednesday. "It's normal to have ups and downs after four years of absolute dominance...
    on Jun 18, 2008 By: Novak Djokovic Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "The market is increasingly dominated by one player who is consolidating its dominance through acquisition," Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wrote in a letter to Yahoo's board of directors, referring to Google's pending acquisition of DoubleClick....
    on Feb 4, 2008 By: Steve Ballmer Source: Adweek

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