domination

[ dom-uh-ney-shuh n ]
/ ˌdɒm əˈneɪ ʃən /

noun

an act or instance of dominating.
rule or sway; control, often arbitrary.
dominations, Theology. one of the nine orders of celestial attendants of God.Compare angel(def 1).

Origin of domination

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin dominātiōn- (stem of dominātiō), equivalent to domināt(us) (see dominate) + -iōn- -ion; replacing Middle English dominacioun < Anglo-French

Related forms

non·dom·i·na·tion, noun
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domination

/ (ˌdɒmɪˈneɪʃən) /

noun

the act of dominating or state of being dominated
authority; rule; control
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