dominated dominated  /ˈdɑ mə ˌneɪ təd/


  1. (adj) controlled or ruled by superior authority or power
  2. (adj) harassed by persistent nagging


  1. Western colonialism dominated Africa and the Asian islands.
  2. To say that Pablo Picasso dominated Western art in the 20th century is, by now, the merest commonplace.
  3. No wonder Leakey became the patriarch of a family that dominated anthropology as no family has dominated a scientific field before or since.


  1. Experience vs. youth in PIAA Class AA baseball final

    Senior-dominated Beaver takes on a Loyalsock team led by sophomores today at 3:30 p.m.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

  2. Swayze Valentine is wrapping hands, patching cuts in male-dominated profession

    Here's one way to spot a career field that tends to be male-dominated: the job title has the word "man" at the end of it. Congress man . Police man . And, in the fight business, cut man .
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MMA Junkie

  3. Israeli Gas Adds Energy to Foreign Policy Dominated by Conflicts

    Israeli foreign policy, dominated by conflict with its Muslim neighbors, may be entering a new era as the country turns into a natural-gas producer.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg


  1. "Through this agreement with Yahoo, we will create more innovation in search, better value for advertisers and real consumer choice in a market currently dominated by a single company," Ballmer said.
    on Jul 29, 2009 By: Steve Ballmer Source:

  2. "Obviously the news has been dominated lately by the oil spill, but our nation is at war and all of you have stepped forward," Obama said on the last leg of his three-state, two-day trip to areas affected by the spill. "You volunteered. You...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source:

  3. BBC Creative Director Alan Yentob told the BBC: "He was a unique figure in British theatre. He has dominated the theatre scene since the 1950s."
    on Dec 25, 2008 By: Alan Yentob Source: BBC News

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