have predominating influence


have predominating influence
index rule (govern)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • Predominating — Predominate Pre*dom i*nate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Predominated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Predominating}.] [Pref. pre + dominate: cf. F. pr[ e]dominer.] To be superior in number, strength, influence, or authority; to have controlling power or influence;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • govern — governable, adj. governability, governableness, n. /guv euhrn/, v.t. 1. to rule over by right of authority: to govern a nation. 2. to exercise a directing or restraining influence over; guide: the motives governing a decision. 3. to hold in… …   Universalium

  • govern — gov•ern [[t]ˈgʌv ərn[/t]] v. t. 1) gov to rule by right of authority, as a sovereign does: to govern a nation[/ex] 2) to exercise a directing or restraining influence over; guide: the motives governing a decision[/ex] 3) to hold in check; control …   From formal English to slang

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