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 for Dominating
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dominate \Dom"i*nate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dominated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Dominating.] [L. dominatus, p. p. of dominari to
     dominate, fr. dominus master, lord. See Dame, and cf.
     Domineer.]
     To predominate over; to rule; to govern. "A city dominated by
     the ax." --Dickens.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           We everywhere meet with Slavonian nations either
           dominant or dominated.                   --W. Tooke.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  dominating \dominating\ adj.
     1. exercising influence or control. Opposite of
        subordinate.
  
     Syn: ascendant, ascendent, prestigious, dominant.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. high enough to provide a clear view of the surrounding
        area; -- of a height or viewpoint.
  
     Syn: commanding, overlooking.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dominating
      adj 1: most powerful or important or influential; "the
             economically ascendant class"; "D-day is considered the
             dominating event of the war in Europe" [syn: ascendant,
             ascendent, dominating]
      2: used of a height or viewpoint; "a commanding view of the
         ocean"; "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside";
         "the balcony overlooking the ballroom" [syn: commanding,
         dominating, overlooking]
      3: offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually
         unwarranted power; "an autocratic person"; "autocratic
         behavior"; "a bossy way of ordering others around"; "a rather
         aggressive and dominating character"; "managed the employees
         in an aloof magisterial way"; "a swaggering peremptory
         manner" [syn: autocratic, bossy, dominating, high-and-
         mighty, magisterial, peremptory]

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