名词:dominator 形容词:dominative 动词过去式:dominated 过去分词:dominated 现在分词:dominating 第三人称单数:dominates
dom＝to tame（驯服），to rule（统治）
1 [I, Tn]
(a) have control of or a very strong influence on (people, events, etc) 支配, 统治, 控制, 影响（人、事等）
*He has authority, but he doesn't try to dominate (others). 他有权威, 但并不想控制别人.
* She dominated the meeting by sheer force of character. 她单凭个人气势就镇住了会场.
(b) be the most obvious or important person or thing in (sth) 在（某事物）中处于优势或占上风; 占最重要地位
*Price tends to dominate all other considerations. 首先考虑的往往是价格问题.
* My weekend was dominated by housework. 我的周末全用在做家务上了.
2 [Tn] (of a high place) overlook (sth) （指高处）高于（某物）
*The Acropolis dominates the city of Athens. 雅典的卫城高耸于雅典全城之上. > domination/ 9dCmI5neIFn; 9dBmE`neFEn/ n [U]
*His defeat ended American domination of the sport. 他的失利结束了美国在该项运动中称霸的地位.
* under foreign domination 在外国统治下.
[Date: 1600-1700; Language: Latin;Origin: dominatus, past participle of dominari 'to rule', from dominus 'lord']
[I and T]
to control someone or something or to have more importance than other people or things
The industry is dominated by five multinational companies.
New Orleans dominated throughout the game.
Her loud voice totally dominated the conversation.
Education issues dominated the election campaign.
to be larger and more noticeable than anything else in a place
The cathedral dominates the city.
his dominating characteristic
>domination [,dɔmɪ'neɪʃən (US) ,dɑː-/