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noun 
  1. (music) The fifth major tone of a musical scale (five major steps above the note in question); thus G is the dominant of C, A of D, and so on.
  2. (music) The triad built on the dominant tone.
adjective 
  1. Ruling; governing; prevailing; controlling; predominant; as, the dominant party, church, spirit, power.
Etymology: From French, dominant.


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