domination


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domination

  1. in a general sense, the POWER exerted by one person or group over another person or group.
  2. in the more specific sense, used particularly by WEBER (1922) (a translation of the German word Herrschaft), the ‘likelihood that a command within a given organization or society will be obeyed’, which is distinguished from ‘power’ (Macht), the capacity of a social actor to impose his or her will on others despite resistance from them (see also LEGITIMATE AUTHORITY).
Weber also distinguishes between domination ‘by virtue of authority’ and economic forms of domination, in which the SOCIAL ACTOR, although formally free and motivated to pursue his or her own goals, is in fact highly constrained to act in one way.
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The girl was still slightly under the spell of the creature's influence--she had not regained full and independent domination of her powers.
Something seemed to tell her that once beyond it the domination of the kaldane would be broken.
With a sudden sense of awe and loneliness she turned to the cabin and its sleeping inmates--all that seemed left to her in the vast and stupendous domination of rock and wood and sky.
Saint Antoine's blood was up, and the blood of tyranny and domination by the iron hand was down--down on the steps of the Hotel de Ville where the governor's body lay--down on the sole of the shoe of Madame Defarge where she had trodden on the body to steady it for mutilation.
make one = be included; bon ton = superior manners and culture; notice her = include her socially; "aristocratic" = Cooper was hypersensitive to accusations of being "aristocratic"; poor Poles = since his days in Paris in the early 1830s, Cooper had befriended and aided Poles fleeing Russian domination of their homeland}
It was his ceaseless domination over her, the utter subjugation of her will, her complete lack of freedom.
On the whole, it is apparent that the black race has thrived far better in the past two centuries under men of its own color than it had under the domination of whites during all previous history.
Nexon and Big Huge Games have released the next major update for DomiNations, ushering in the Cold War Age to the hit mobile strategy game.
With a growing number of people using mobile payment options like Google Wallet and bitcoin to immerse themselves completely in the findom lifestyle, high-tech gadgets could shape the future of financial domination.
ONE: AGE OF DOMINATION is headlined by Filipino-American fighter Brandon Vera in what is his first ONE Championship heavyweight title defense, against Japanese fighter Hideki Sekine, to take place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in PasayCity on Friday, December 2.
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The stamp has a message "Books Leads to Peace" and the domination of the stamp was Rs.