Translation of dominance in Spanish:

dominance

Pronunciation: /ˈdɑːmənəns; ˈdɒmɪnəns/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 1.1 (supremacy) dominio (m), dominación (f) 1.2 (predominance) predominio (m), preponderancia (f)
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    • It's a game that they play in order to achieve a sense of power, dominance, control.
    • Sea power's dominance, however, has been a point of contention among military historians.
    • There is combat, to be sure, but no clash of armies as a result of peoples vying for dominance and power.
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    • Not all canopy species actually rise to dominance along any given transect.
    • The matter is often thought to be an issue of rivalry or dominance between different species within the same family.
    • In this study, and in animal behavior generally, dominance is defined as success in contests.

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