Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If something is dominant, it is larger, stronger, or more powerful than other things.

Examples: (adjective) Atheism is becoming a dominant idea in many developed countries. (adjective) In society, the dominant class holds power by taking advantage of the lower classes.

Synonyms: adjectives: strongest, most powerful.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 3 A