dominating
dominating dominating adj. 1. exercising influence or control. Opposite of {subordinate}.

Syn: ascendant, ascendent, prestigious, dominant. [WordNet 1.5]

2. high enough to provide a clear view of the surrounding area; -- of a height or viewpoint.

Syn: commanding, overlooking. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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