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

 dom·i·na·tion /ˌdɑməˈneʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dom·i·na·tion n.
 1. The act of dominating; exercise of power in ruling; dominion; supremacy; authority; often, arbitrary or insolent sway.
    In such a people, the haughtiness of domination combines with the spirit of freedom.   --Burke.
 2. A ruling party; a party in power. [R.]
 3. pl. A high order of angels in the celestial hierarchy; -- a meaning given by the schoolmen.
    Thrones, dominations, princedoms, virtues, powers.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: social control by dominating
      2: power to dominate or defeat; "mastery of the seas" [syn: mastery,