dominante


dominante
adj.
1 dominant.
Se me pasó el bus I missed the bus.
2 domineering (person).
f.
dominant.
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dominante
adjetivo
1 dominant, dominating
2 (que prevalece) prevailing, predominating
3 (que avasalla) domineering
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adj.
dominant
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1. ADJ
1) (=despótico) domineering
2) (=predominante) [viento, tendencia, opinión, ideología] dominant, prevailing; [grupo, cultura, rasgo, tema, color] dominant; [papel, rol] dominant, leading

el consenso ha sido la nota dominante en las negociaciones — consensus has been the keynote o tenor of the negotiations

el país dominante en ingeniería genética — the leading nation in genetic engineering

3) (Bio) [macho, gen] dominant
4) (Mús) dominant
2.
SF (Mús) dominant
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adjetivo
1)
a) <color/tendencia> predominant, dominant; <opinión> prevailing (before n); <cultura> dominant

el rasgo dominante de su carácter — the dominant feature of his personality

la nota dominante de la jornada fue la tranquilidad — calm prevailed throughout the day

b) (Biol, Mús, Astrol) dominant
2) <persona> domineering
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= dominant, pervasive, ruling, domineering, mainline, commanding, all-pervasive [all pervasive], mainstream, suppressive, pervading, dominating, bossy [bossier -comp., bossiest -sup.], bossy boots, overbearing.
Ex. English is the dominant language for the dissemination of information.
Ex. The unease is pervasive, not an occasional outcropping of discontent.
Ex. The impulse to learn is a ruling passion in very few people; in most of us it is so weak that a frowning aspect can discourage it.
Ex. These messages were examined for 'friendly' features, such as politeness, specificity, constructiveness and helpfulness, and for 'unfriendly' features, like the use of cryptic codes or vocabulary, or language which users might find threatening, domineering, or emotive.
Ex. This is 'scientific journalism' at its worst, but its standards are not wholly different from those of the mainline press.
Ex. His preference for books rather than journals was more commanding than his preference for poetry rather than prose.
Ex. Countries should adopt strategies to prepare themselves for the all-pervasive influence of IT in people's lives in the 21st century.
Ex. Some children may be constrained by a mainstream curriculum that does not match their ability level.
Ex. Where other women are in position of authority, they are even more suppressive to other women than males.
Ex. While not addressing specific issues the rejoinder focuses on a few pervading themes.
Ex. There are different styles of handling interpersonal conflict such as integrating, obliging, dominating, avoiding, and compromising.
Ex. Regardless of gender, problem drinking was mainly related to traits of negative masculinity (bossy, noisy, aggressive, etc) whereas binge eating was mainly related to negative femininity (shy, needs approval from others, etc).
Ex. With the kids tucked into bed, bossy boots left to fill her empty life with some cocktails.
Ex. Overbearing parents are likely to raise obsessive kids, according to a new study.
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* función dominante = alpha role.
* grupo dominante = dominant group.
* papel dominante = alpha role.
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adjetivo
1)
a) <color/tendencia> predominant, dominant; <opinión> prevailing (before n); <cultura> dominant

el rasgo dominante de su carácter — the dominant feature of his personality

la nota dominante de la jornada fue la tranquilidad — calm prevailed throughout the day

b) (Biol, Mús, Astrol) dominant
2) <persona> domineering
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= dominant, pervasive, ruling, domineering, mainline, commanding, all-pervasive [all pervasive], mainstream, suppressive, pervading, dominating, bossy [bossier -comp., bossiest -sup.], bossy boots, overbearing.

Ex: English is the dominant language for the dissemination of information.

Ex: The unease is pervasive, not an occasional outcropping of discontent.
Ex: The impulse to learn is a ruling passion in very few people; in most of us it is so weak that a frowning aspect can discourage it.
Ex: These messages were examined for 'friendly' features, such as politeness, specificity, constructiveness and helpfulness, and for 'unfriendly' features, like the use of cryptic codes or vocabulary, or language which users might find threatening, domineering, or emotive.
Ex: This is 'scientific journalism' at its worst, but its standards are not wholly different from those of the mainline press.
Ex: His preference for books rather than journals was more commanding than his preference for poetry rather than prose.
Ex: Countries should adopt strategies to prepare themselves for the all-pervasive influence of IT in people's lives in the 21st century.
Ex: Some children may be constrained by a mainstream curriculum that does not match their ability level.
Ex: Where other women are in position of authority, they are even more suppressive to other women than males.
Ex: While not addressing specific issues the rejoinder focuses on a few pervading themes.
Ex: There are different styles of handling interpersonal conflict such as integrating, obliging, dominating, avoiding, and compromising.
Ex: Regardless of gender, problem drinking was mainly related to traits of negative masculinity (bossy, noisy, aggressive, etc) whereas binge eating was mainly related to negative femininity (shy, needs approval from others, etc).
Ex: With the kids tucked into bed, bossy boots left to fill her empty life with some cocktails.
Ex: Overbearing parents are likely to raise obsessive kids, according to a new study.
* función dominante = alpha role.
* grupo dominante = dominant group.
* papel dominante = alpha role.

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dominante
adjective
A
1 ‹color/tendencia› predominant, dominant; ‹opinión› prevailing (before n)
la nación dominante en este campo the dominant o leading nation in this field
los tonos dominantes del cuadro the predominant tones in the painting
el rasgo dominante de su carácter the dominant o most outstanding feature of his personality
la nota dominante de la jornada fue la tranquilidad calm prevailed throughout the day
vientos dominantes del sur prevailing southerly winds
2 (Biol) dominant
3 (Mús) dominant
4 (Astrol) dominant
B ‹persona› domineering
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dominante adjetivo
1
a)color/tendenciapredominant, dominant;

opiniónprevailing (before n);
culturadominant
b) (Biol, Mús, Astrol) dominant

2personadomineering
dominante adjetivo
1 (predominante, mayoritario) dominant
2 (tiránico) domineering
'dominante' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
imperiosa
- imperioso
- sargento
- clase
English:
commanding
- dominant
- domineering
- mainstream
- masterful
- overbearing
- pervasive
- self-assertive
- self-assertiveness
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dominante
adj
1. [predominante] [nación, tendencia, característica] dominant;
[vientos] prevailing;
el color dominante era el azul the predominant colour was blue;
la empresa tiene una posición dominante en el sector the company holds a commanding position in the sector;
lo más dominante en su personalidad es el optimismo his most striking characteristic is his optimism
2. [persona] domineering
3. Biol [gen] dominant
4. Mús dominant
nf
1. [característica] predominant feature
2. Mús dominant
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dominante
adj dominant; desp
domineering
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dominante adj
1) : dominant
2) : domineering
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dominante adj dominant

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • dominante — DOMINANTE. s. fém. Terme de Musique. C est la note qui fait la quinte au dessus de la note tonique ou fondamentale. Dans le mode d ut, sol est la dominante. [b]f♛/b] Et on appelle Sous dominante, La note qui fait la quarte au dessus de la tonique …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

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  • Dominante — (v. lat. Chorda dominans, die herrschende Saite), die 5. Stufe (Quintatoni) der Tonart, in der sich die Modulation bewegt, bes. wenn diese 5. Stufe einem darauf folgenden Accord zum Grundton dient. Wenn man in eine andere Tonart ausweicht, so… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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