Definitions for predominantprɪˈdɒm ə nənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pre•dom•i•nant*prɪˈdɒm ə nənt(adj.)

  1. having ascendancy, power, authority, or influence over others; preeminent.

  2. preponderant; prominent:

    the predominant color of a painting.

* Syn: See dominant.

Origin of predominant:

1570–80; < ML

pre•dom′i•nant•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prevailing, prevalent, predominant, dominant, rife(adj)

    most frequent or common

    "prevailing winds"

  2. overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating(adj)

    having superior power and influence

    "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"

Wiktionary

  1. predominant(Noun)

    A subdominant.

  2. predominant(Adjective)

    common or widespread; prevalent

  3. predominant(Adjective)

    significant or important; dominant

Webster Dictionary

  1. Predominant(adj)

    having the ascendency over others; superior in strength, influence, or authority; prevailing; as, a predominant color; predominant excellence


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

predominant(adjective)

stronger, more numerous, more noticeable etc

The English language is predominant in America.

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