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 Meanings and Examples of DOMINATION
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 n.  the exercise of control or influence over someone or something
Classic Sentence: (69 in 5 pages)
1  No city has had that domination which sometimes derides those whom it subjugates.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—TO SCOFF, TO REIGN
2  Gillenormand was not of this nature; his domination in the Royalist salons which he frequented cost his self-respect nothing.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—AN ANCIENT SALON
3  He was the predestined constructor of the French group, succeeding the Roman group in the domination of the universe.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
4  The pleasure of satisfied pride was necessary to her domination.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY
5  An understanding of what such domination would mean, and of the disadvantages accruing from her rejection of it, was brought home to Lily with increasing clearness during the early weeks of the winter.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
6  No one could be more dominating than stout Mrs. Merriwether, more imperious than frail Mrs. Elsing, more artful in securing her own ends than the silver-haired sweet-voiced Mrs. Whiting.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
7  Money was the obsession dominating her mind these days.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
8  She had inquired as to the effect of this dominating dullness upon foreigners.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXII
9  Now he is in his glory, dominating the scene.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
10  Here and there were flags, the red in the stripes dominating.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
11  Apart from the advantage he derived from Anatole, the very process of dominating another's will was in itself a pleasure, a habit, and a necessity to Dolokhov.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XI
12  Tholomyes followed, dominating the group.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOUR AND FOUR
13  The rich and dominating North, however, was not only weary of the race problem, but was investing largely in Southern enterprises, and welcomed any method of peaceful cooperation.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In III
14  As long as I live, the personality of Dorian Gray will dominate me.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 1
15  He would seek to dominate him--had already, indeed, half done so.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 3
Example Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
16  The firm soon achieved complete dominance in the marketplace.
17  The British were formerly dominant in India.
18  The promise of tax cuts became the dominant element in the campaign.
19  She's the dominant child in the group.
20  Unemployment will be a dominant issue at the next election.
21  The dominant feature of the room was the large open fireplace.
22  She was the dominant partner in the relationship.
23  She was the dominant partner in the marriage.
24  Numerous persons with only a few Negroid traits annually pass over and are ab-sorbed into the dominant Caucasoid population.
25  The internal organization of state policy-making has tended to reflect the lines of cleavage within dominant economic groups of civil society.
26  Economically, the centre of Spain has lost its dominant role.
27  Minority groups tend to internalize the values of the dominant society.
28  If the projects are successful, they will help place Russia firmly on the map as one of the world's dominant energy suppliers.
29  In fact, Asia's exporting prowess is so dominant that Dubai and Rotterdam are the only two ports from outside the region to even make the list.
30  Political analysts realized that Yeltsin's defiance of the attempted coup should foreshadow his emergence as the dominant figure of the new Russian republic.