- Dominance is defined as to have control or authority over others.
- When a government has the power and control to make other governments comply with its demands, this is an example of dominance.
- If brown eyes always show up whenever you have the brown-eyed gene, even if you also have a blue-eyed gene or a green-eyed gene, this is an example of the dominance of the brown-eyed gene.
dominance definition by Webster's New World
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a dominating, or being dominant; control; authority
dominance definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The condition or fact of being dominant.
dominance - Medical Definition
The condition or state of being dominant.