Quick answer
"Dominio" is a noun which is often translated as "control", and "rango" is a noun which is often translated as "rank". Learn more about the difference between "dominio" and "rango" below.
dominio(
doh
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mee
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nyoh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (command)
a. control
Silvia dice que tiene el dominio de la situación.Silvia says she is in control of the situation.
b. authority
Rosa se va a divorciar porque está harta de que su marido quiera tener el dominio sobre todo.Rosa is getting divorced because she's sick of her husband wanting to have authority over everything.
c. power
Las abejas tienen un tremendo dominio sobre el suministro de nuestros alimentos.Bees have tremendous power over our food supply.
2. (awareness)
a. command
Armando tiene un buen dominio del italiano.Armando has a good command of Italian.
b. mastery
Tras años de experiencia, el señor González ha desarrollado un dominio total de las técnicas endodónticas.After years of experience, Mr Gonzalez has developed a complete mastery of endodontic techniques.
c. knowledge
Su transcripción de la apelación hizo de dominio público las sórdidas relaciones de la empresa.His appeal transcript made the sordid dealings of the company public knowledge.
d. fluency (in a language)
Veo programas en francés para mejorar mi dominio del idioma.I watch programs in French to improve my fluency in the language.
3. (area)
a. domain
La biología pertenece al dominio de las ciencias naturales.Biology belongs to the domain of natural sciences.
b. field
Ale está estudiando un nuevo dominio de la informática.Ale is studying in a new field of computer science.
c. realm
El actor se volcó tanto en el papel que ya no sabía distinguir el dominio de la fantasía de la vida real.The actor threw himself into the role to such an extent that he could no longer distinguish the realm of fantasy from real life.
4. (territory)
a. dominion
Sin consulta previa, Gran Bretaña ordenó a las tropas de sus dominios que se movilizaran para la Primera Guerra Mundial.Great Britain ordered its dominion troops to mobilize for World War I without prior consultation.
5. (computing)
a. domain name (website)
La empresa registró varios dominios.The company registered several domain names.
b. domain (section of the Internet)
Las webs españolas suelen estar en el dominio .es.Spanish websites are usually in the .es domain.
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rango(
rrahng
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goh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (position)
a. rank
Mi tío acaba de ser promovido al rango de capitán de la marina.My uncle has just been promoted to the rank of captain in the navy.
b. standing
En muchas sociedades antiguas, los ritos funerarios cambiaron según el rango social del difunto.In many ancient societies, funerary rites changed according to the social standing of the deceased person.
c. status
Marta trabaja en la embajada, pero no tiene rango diplomático.Marta works at the embassy, but she doesn't have diplomatic status.
2. (statistics)
a. range
¿Cuál es el rango de edad de los sujetos bajo estudio?What is the range of ages of the subjects under study?
3. (splendor)
a. luxury
Alberto gana mucho dinero y vive con mucho rango.Alberto makes a lot of money and lives in great luxury.
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