dominion
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Usage note
This word is often capitalized in the sense shown in 2).
dominion
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (authority)
a. el dominio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The pope reminded leaders that with our dominion over the planet comes the responsibility to care for it.El papa recordó a los líderes que con nuestro dominio sobre el planeta viene la responsabilidad de cuidarlo.
2. (history)
a. el dominio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Dominions sent troops to fight in Europe in World War I.Los dominios enviaron tropas para luchar en Europa durante la Primera Guerra Mundial.
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dominion
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (literary)
a. el dominio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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dominion [dəˈmɪnɪən]
noun
1 (control) dominio (m)
to hold or have dominion over sb ejercer dominio sobre algn
The ruler who has dominion over his subjects also has responsibilities towards them And God said unto them, Be fruitful and multiply and replenish the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over everything that moveth upon the earth
2 (Britain) (Pol) dominio (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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