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dominate

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈdɒmɪneɪt/
to be more important, powerful, or successful than other people, companies, etc.: This is an industry where a few global manufacturers and their brands dominate. They dominate the market for high-speed internet routers.
to be the largest or most noticeable part of something: The dispute is likely to dominate the meeting.male-/female-dominated She is a powerful female figurehead in a very male-dominated industry.
domination noun [U]
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