dominations

domination

[dom-uh-ney-shuhn]
noun
1.
an act or instance of dominating.
2.
rule or sway; control, often arbitrary.
3.
dominations, Theology. one of the nine orders of celestial attendants of God. Compare angel ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin dominātiōn- (stem of dominātiō), equivalent to domināt(us) (see dominate) + -iōn- -ion; replacing Middle English dominacioun < Anglo-French

nondomination, noun
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domination (ˌdɒmɪˈneɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of dominating or state of being dominated
2.  authority; rule; control

dominations (ˌdɒmɪˈneɪʃənz)
 
pl n
(sometimes capital) Also called: dominions the fourth order of medieval angelology

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domination
late 14c., from O.Fr. domination, from L. dominationem (nom. dominatio), from dominari "to rule, have dominion over," from dominus "lord, master," lit. "master of the house," from domus "home" (see domestic) + -nus, suffix denoting ownership or relation.
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