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American English: /ˌdɑməˈnɪr/
British English: /ˌdɒmɪˈnɪə/

Translation of domineer in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • to domineer over somebody
    ser muy dominante con alguien
    he domineers over his wife
    es muy dominante con su mujer
    Example sentences
    • He was commanding, domineering, sardonic and intimidating.
    • My husband wasn't in the least bit domineering but he was a strong man so there was no need for me to worry about bill-paying or problems.
    • The tiger again looked so powerful, so domineering, and so strong.

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