dominion

  • 21 dominion — [[t]dəmɪ̱njən[/t]] dominions 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N over n Dominion is control or authority. [FORMAL] They truly believe they have dominion over us. 2) N COUNT: oft with poss A dominion is an area of land that is controlled by a ruler. The Republic… …

    English dictionary

  • 22 dominion — UK [dəˈmɪnjən] / US noun Word forms dominion : singular dominion plural dominions 1) [uncountable] formal control, or the right to rule over something At that time the island was under foreign dominion. 2) [countable] formal an area that is ruled …

    English dictionary

  • 23 dominion — do|min|ion [dəˈmınjən] n 1.) [U] literary the power or right to rule people or control something have/hold dominion over sb/sth ▪ Alexander the Great held dominion over a vast area. 2.) formal the land owned or controlled by one person or a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 24 dominion — noun 1 (U) literary the power or right to rule people: have/hold dominion over: Alexander the Great held dominion over a vast area. 2 (C) formal the land owned or controlled by one person or a government: the king s dominion 3 (C) one of the… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 25 dominion — Generally accepted definition of dominion is perfect control in right of ownership. The word implies both title and possession and appears to require a complete retention of control over disposition. Eastex Aviation, Inc. v. Sperry & Hutchinson… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 26 dominion — Generally accepted definition of dominion is perfect control in right of ownership. The word implies both title and possession and appears to require a complete retention of control over disposition. Eastex Aviation, Inc. v. Sperry & Hutchinson… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 27 dominion — n. dominion over * * * [də mɪnjən] dominion over …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 28 Dominion — Do|mi|ni|on [do mini̯ən] das; s, Plur. s u. ...nien [...i̯ən] <aus engl. dominion, dies über altfr. dominion zu lat. dominium »Herrschaft, Machtgebiet«> ein der Verwaltung nach selbstständiges Land des Brit. Reiches u. Commonwealth …

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  • 29 dominion — do|min|ion [ də mınjən ] noun 1. ) uncount FORMAL control or the right to rule over something: At that time the island was under foreign dominion. 2. ) count FORMAL an area that is ruled by one person or government 3. ) Dominion count OLD… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 30 dominion — [15] Dominion, in common with demesne, domain, dominant, dominate, domineer, dominie, domino, and don, and indeed danger and dungeon, comes ultimately from Latin dominus ‘lord, master’. This was a derivative of Latin domus ‘house’ (source of… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 31 dominion — noun 1) France had dominion over Laos Syn: supremacy, ascendancy, dominance, domination, superiority, predominance, preeminence, hegemony, authority, mastery, control, command, power, sway, rule, government, jurisdiction …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 32 dominion — [15] Dominion, in common with demesne, domain, dominant, dominate, domineer, dominie, domino, and don, and indeed danger and dungeon, comes ultimately from Latin dominus ‘lord, master’. This was a derivative of Latin domus ‘house’ (source of… …

    Word origins

  • 33 dominion — noun Etymology: Middle English dominioun, from Middle French dominion, modification of Latin dominium, from dominus Date: 14th century 1. domain 2. supreme authority ; sovereignty 3 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 34 dominion — (entrée créée par le supplément) (do mi ni on) s. m. Nom donné par les Anglais aux pays qui constituent le Canada. •   La population de la confédération canadienne appelée par les natifs du nom de Dominion ou Puissance, s élève donc à 3507475… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 35 dominion — do·mi·nion s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS polit. denominazione, oggi non più in uso, di ciascuno degli stati membri del Commonwealth britannico, politicamente autonomi ma uniti alla Corona da speciali vincoli e rapporti Sinonimi: dominio.… …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 36 Dominion — historical a self governing territory of the British Commonwealth. → dominion …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 37 dominion — noun 1》 sovereignty; control. 2》 the territory of a sovereign or government.     ↘(Dominion) historical a self governing territory of the British Commonwealth. Origin ME: via OFr. from med. L. dominio(n ), from L. dominium, from dominus lord,… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 38 dominion — Control; ownership. The rights of dominion or property are those rights which a man may acquire in and to such external things as are unconnected with his person. See 2 Bl Comm 1 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 39 dominion — noun a) power or the use of power; sovereignty over something. b) a kingdom, nation, or other sphere of influence. See Also: dominate, domination, dominator, domineering …

    Wiktionary

  • 40 Dominion — noun any of the self governing nations of the British Commonwealth …

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