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dominate
used in Blink

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Definition
to control; or to be most influential, powerful, abundant, important, or conspicuous
  • Once, Coke had been far and away the dominant soft drink in the world.
    Five — Kenna's Dilemma (20% in)
dominant = most influential (most popular)
  • She had judges rate the slices of garble for such qualities as warmth, hostility, dominance, and anxiousness, and she found that by using only those ratings, she could predict which surgeons got sued and which ones didn't.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (84% in)
  • In fact, it was even more basic than that: if the surgeon's voice was judged to sound dominant, the surgeon tended to be in the sued group.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (85% in)
  • If the voice sounded less dominant and more concerned, the surgeon tended to be in the non-sued group.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (85% in)
  • But in the end it comes down to a matter of respect, and the simplest way that respect is communicated is through tone of voice, and the most corrosive tone of voice that a doctor can assume is a dominant tone.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (86% in)
  • "You don't choose to make positive associations with the dominant group," says Mahzarin Banaji, who teaches psychology at Harvard University and is one of the leaders in IAT research.
    Three — The Warren Harding Error (42% in)
  • Their client, Christian Brothers, wanted to know why, after years of being the dominant brand in the category, it was losing market share to E & J. Their brandy wasn't more expensive.
    Five — Kenna's Dilemma (35% in)
  • They shouldn't have cared so much that they were losing blind taste tests with old Coke, and we shouldn't at all be surprised that Pepsi's dominance in blind taste tests never translated to much in the real world.
    Five — Kenna's Dilemma (45% in)
  • The only reason it made it to the air at all was that the president of the company, Robert Wood, and the head of programming, Fred Silverman, happened to like it, and the network was so dominant at that point that it felt that it could afford to take a risk on the show.
    Five — Kenna's Dilemma (67% in)

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