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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dom·i·nate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dominated; p. pr. & vb. n. Dominating.]  To predominate over; to rule; to govern. “A city dominated by the ax.”
    We everywhere meet with Slavonian nations either dominant or dominated.   --W. Tooke.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: most powerful or important or influential; "the economically
             ascendant class"; "D-day is considered the dominating
             event of the war in Europe" [syn: ascendant, ascendent]
      2: used of a height or viewpoint; "a commanding view of the
         ocean"; "looked up at the castle dominating the
         countryside"; "the balcony overlooking the ballroom" [syn:
          commanding, overlooking]
      3: offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually
         unwarranted power; "an autocratic person"; "autocratic
         behavior"; "a bossy way of ordering others around"; "a
         rather aggressive and dominating character"; "managed the
         employees in an aloof magisterial way"; "a swaggering
         peremptory manner" [syn: autocratic, bossy, high-and-mighty,
          magisterial, peremptory]