main or chiefShe was a dominant figure in the film industry.
My main concern now is to protect the children.
Financial stress is acknowledged as a chief reason for divorce.
The job went to one of his chief rivals.
His primary aim in life is to be happy.
an outstanding tennis player
Their principal concern is that of winning the next election.
a prominent member of the Law Society
individuals who have gone against the prevailing opinion
The welfare of the children must be of paramount importance.
He played a predominant role in shaping French economic policy.
He is the pre-eminent political figure in the country.
having control, authority, or influenceThe dominant animals lead the herd.
Britain's future as a leading industrial nation depends on investment.
the domination of the ruling class
Right now you're in a very commanding position.
governing, , , ,
The league became the governing body for amateur fencing in the US.
Radical reformers are once more ascendant.
He comes across as such a dominant personality
an assertive style of management
In time he became more confident and relaxed.
He was a man of forceful character.
decided, , ,
a man of very decided opinions
forward, , ,
She is very forward and confident.
Firm decisive action will be taken to end the incident.
He is most insistent on this point.
pushy (informal), , , , ,
a confident and pushy individual
He's a self-assured negotiator.
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in the sense of ascendant
dominant or influentialRadical reformers are once more ascendant.
in the sense of chief
Financial stress is acknowledged as a chief reason for divorce.The job went to one of his chief rivals.
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