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for Dominant owner
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Dominant \Dom"i*nant\, a. [L. dominans, -antis, p. pr. of
dominari: cf. F. dominant. See Dominate.]
Ruling; governing; prevailing; controlling; predominant; as,
the dominant party, church, spirit, power.
The member of a dominant race is, in his dealings with
the subject race, seldom indeed fraudulent, . . . but
imperious, insolent, and cruel. --Macaulay.
Dominant estate or Dominant tenement (Law), the estate to
which a servitude or easement is due from another estate,
the estate over which the servitude extends being called
the servient estate or tenement. --Bouvier. --Wharton's
Dominant owner (Law), one who owns lands on which there is
an easement owned by another.
Syn: Governing; ruling; controlling; prevailing; predominant;
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