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dominate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdominatedom‧i‧nate /ˈdɒməneɪt $ ˈdɑː-/ ●●○ W3 AWL verb  1 [intransitive, transitive]CONTROL to control someone or something or to have more importance than other people or things The industry is dominated by five multinational companies. New Orleans dominated throughout the game. Her loud voice totally dominated the conversation. Education issues dominated the election campaign.2 [transitive]HIGH to be larger and more noticeable than anything else in a place The cathedral dominates the city.dominating adjective his dominating characteristic→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
dominateThe fortress on top of the hill still dominates Barcelona harbour.Her office is dominated by a large oak table where she spreads out her work.Movie directing is a profession dominated by men.Massive database management may be one area that could be dominated by optical technology.It's almost embarrassing the way his Oxfordshire-based team have dominated Formula One this season.It was obvious that her husband completely dominated her.a very self-confident man with a dominating mannerInland the wild and vast Presely Hills which dominate the area are well worth exploring.A pair of red-and-gold boots dominated the display.A handful of multinational companies dominate the economy.The co-ops have longstanding political ties to the Liberal Democratic Party, which dominates the government.It was invented in June 1983, but not until 1986 did it dominate the mortgage market.The murder trial has dominated the news this week.A giant Ferris wheel dominates the skyline.Men still tend to dominate the world of law - hardly any top judges are women.You shouldn't allow your job to dominate your life like that.
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Verb table
dominate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydominate
he, she, itdominates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydominated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dominated
he, she, ithas dominated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dominated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dominate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dominated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dominating
he, she, itis dominating
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you, we, theyare dominating
Past
I, he, she, itwas dominating
you, we, theywere dominating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dominating
he, she, ithas been dominating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dominating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dominating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dominating
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