dominance

noun
ADJECTIVE
absolute, clear, complete, overwhelming, total
growing, increasing
cultural, economic, military, political, social, territorial
market
male
global, world

the competition for new markets and global dominance

VERB + DOMINANCE
achieve, assert, assume, establish, exert, gain

The company soon achieved complete dominance in the marketplace.

have, maintain, retain

The company is determined to maintain dominance in the market.

demonstrate, show

He had to show his dominance by beating the other men.

challenge, undermine

Ex-colonial countries began to challenge the cultural dominance of Europe.

PREPOSITION
dominance in

American dominance in heavyweight boxing

dominance over

He asserted his dominance over the other party members.


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