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Main Entry: dom·i·nance
Pronunciation: primarystressdäm-(schwa-)nschwan(t)s
Function: noun
: the fact or state of being dominant: as a : the dominant position of an individual in a series of social ranks or levels b : the property of one of a pair of alternate forms of a gene or character that prevents or masks expression of the other when both are present in the heterozygous condition c : the control or influence over the environment of an ecological community that a dominant has d : greater activity and usage of one of a pair of body parts (as the right hand compared to the left hand)

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