Dominant is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- If something is dominant, it is larger, stronger, or more powerful than other things.
- In society, the dominant class holds power by using the lower classes.
- Microsoft is still dominant in operating systems and other software.
- (music) A dominant is the fifth note of a musical scale of eight notes.
- In the C Major scale, the dominant is the G.