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domineering

adjective  us   /ˌdɑm·əˈnɪər·ɪŋ/
having a strong tendency to try to control other people without taking their feelings into consideration: a domineering personality
Translations of “domineering”
in Vietnamese độc đoán…
in Spanish dominador…
in Thai ควบคุม…
in Malaysian menguasai…
in French dominateur…
in German tyrannisch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 控制慾強的,極慾控制他人的…
in Indonesian suka memerintah…
in Russian деспотический, властный…
in Turkish hükmedici, otoriter, despotça davranan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 控制欲强的,极欲控制他人的…
in Polish apodyktyczny…
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