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"dominate" in British English

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uk   /ˈdɒm.ɪ.neɪt/  us   /ˈdɑː.mə.neɪt/
adjective uk   /ˈdɒm.ɪ.neɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈdɑː.mə.neɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
a dominating personality
(Definition of dominate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dominate" in American English

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dominateverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈdɑm·əˌneɪt/
to have control over a place or a person, or to be the most important person or thing: [T] It was the story that dominated the headlines this week. [T] The Rams dominated the football game in handing the Eagles their second loss.
(Definition of dominate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"dominate" in Business English

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dominateverb [I or T]

uk   us   /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.
noun [U]
the growing domination of electronic media in our lives
(Definition of dominate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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