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By automating the use of these technologies, Ginkgo’s backers believe, the company is uniquely positioned to take a commanding position.Is Ginkgo’s synthetic-biology story worth $15 billion?|Antonio Regalado|August 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Although the Blues earned a draw, they believed they could have won and taken a commanding edge into the return leg.Christian Pulisic helps Chelsea past Real Madrid and into the Champions League final|Steven Goff, Glynn A. Hill|May 5, 2021|Washington Post
That would almost certainly be Republican Marco Contreras, a businessman, who had a commanding hold on second place in the early vote totals.
The Big Ten offensive player of the year just threw a 12-yard touchdown to tight end Jeremy Ruckert to take a commanding 35-14 lead over Clemson with a trip to the national championship game on the line.Justin Fields outduels Trevor Lawrence as Ohio State upsets Clemson in playoff semifinal|Emily Giambalvo, Kareem Copeland|January 2, 2021|Washington Post
The regulatory approval was expected, but it gives Tesla the official go-ahead to sell a new vehicle to the world’s fast-growing electric vehicle market—a market where it already has a commanding lead over rivals.Tesla can now sell its made-in-China SUVs in China|Naomi Xu Elegant|November 30, 2020|Fortune
This is both an outstanding work of scholarship and a commanding visual document.
As his later wartime record would show, Jackson was extremely competent in the many skills required of a commanding general.
Early polling shows her with a commanding—if not outright prohibitive—lead among Democratic voters.
At one point the commanding general, General Throckmorton, was told that there was gunfire raking a street.Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Shows Us How Not to Govern|Eleanor Clift|August 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Scourges, he says, “are killers who act, momentarily, as agents freed from sacred order and its commanding truths.”
Her tall figure—she was taller than he by at least three inches—was beautiful in its commanding, yet not vulgar, self-possession.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Soon afterwards Cox, commanding the 29th Indian Brigade, came on board to make his salaam.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
She did not appear conscious that she had done anything unusual in commanding his presence.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
These may be said to be pure in tone, but not possessing the other requisites they fail in commanding attention.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
The Marshal's arguments seemed about to prevail when news arrived that Bruyre, commanding the cavalry, was seriously wounded.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison