Definition of dominance noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdɒmɪnəns//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɑːmɪnəns//
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  1. 1dominance (over somebody/something) the fact of being more important, powerful or noticeable than somebody/something else to achieve/assert/establish dominance over somebody political/economic dominance America's rise to global dominance
  2. 2dominance (over something) (biology) the fact of being dominant (2) In this situation one gene has dominance over the other gene.