Meaning of DOMINANT in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ dɒmɪnənt ]


Someone or something that is dominant is more powerful, successful, influential, or noticeable than other people or things.

...a change which would maintain his party’s dominant position in Scotland...

= pre-eminent



A dominant gene is one that produces a particular characteristic, whether a person has only one of these genes from one parent, or two genes, one from each parent. Compare recessive . ( TECHNICAL )

ADJ : usu ADJ n

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