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dominate

(dom′ĭnāt″) [L. dominari, to master, control]
1. In behavioral health, to control, govern, or wield authority over others.
2. In health care administration or public health, to provide an option superior to others.
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With the way the defense dominated, had the Trojans gone any longer someone might have been injured.
In mainstream music, recording and marketing are now dominated by just four "majors" worldwide, one of which is the UK's own giant record company, EMI Group PLC.
The landowners who dominated Parliament wanted a Protestant church and foreign policy, while the monarchy preferred flexibility in foreign affairs, which led to a less militantly Protestant religious policy.
Subsequently, this is likely to hamper the growth of consumer electronic companies, which dominated the market in 2005.
Kumar Jawa, the 44-year-old owner of several India Sweets and Spices stores, including one in Canoga Park, said the elections dominated conversation among patrons and workers.
And, as America's population growth continues to be dominated by immigration - not the birth rate, ethnic diversity is reinforcing the trend toward self-reliance by individuals and small groups.
By providing for Germany's and Japan's security and by enmeshing their military and foreign policies into alliances that it dominated, the United States contained its erstwhile enemies, preventing its "partners" from embarking upon independent foreign and military policies.
She portrays the easy rhythms of late colonial life in a major provincial city dominated by an elite of landowning and merchant families, mostly creole but with a substantial number of Old World-born members, situating these groups in the upper two-ninths of city's population and justifying the boundary with reasonable criteria based on wealth.
This is especially true on the lines, where Westlake dominated Notre Dame last year.
The CFR, which has dominated the Executive Branch of our federal government for decades, was created by globalists following the Senate's rejection of the League of Nations Covenant following World War I.
Dominated by a charismatic, peripatetic civil-servant father, he speaks openly about his emotional scarring under the shadow of the patriarch.
When the men switched from the butter diet to either of those dominated by vegetable oils, their total serum cholesterol plummeted 16 to 21 percent from a starting average of 240 milligrams per deciliter of blood.