Definitions for predominant
prɪˈdɒm ə nəntpre·dom·i·nant
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word predominant.
prevailing, prevalent, predominant, dominant, rifeadjective
most frequent or common
overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderatingadjective
having superior power and influence
"the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"
common or widespread; prevalent
significant or important; dominant
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Prevalent; supreme in influence; ascendent.
Etymology: predominant, Fr. præ and dominor.
Miserable were the condition of that church, the weighty affairs whereof should be ordered by those deliberations, wherein such an humour as this were predominant. Richard Hooker.
Foul subornation is predominant,
And equity exil’d your highness’ land. William Shakespeare.
It is a planet, that will strike
Where ’tis predominant; and ’tis powerful. William Shakespeare.
Those helps were overweighed by divers things that made against him, and were predominant in the king’s mind. Francis Bacon.
Whether the sun, predominant in heav’n,
Rise on the earth; or earth rise on the sun. John Milton.
I could shew you several pieces, where the beauties of this kind are so predominant, that you could never be able to read or understand them. Jonathan Swift.
having the ascendency over others; superior in strength, influence, or authority; prevailing; as, a predominant color; predominant excellence
The numerical value of predominant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of predominant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
With the big ice sheet on Antarctica like we have today, the predominant winds are known as katabatic winds, and these go from the land to the sea, they originate from the ice sheet where it is very high, very cold and very dry -- in fact Antarctica receives only a few inches of snowfall a year and is so dry it is classified as a desert.
That modeling implies that sometime in January, we will be at a different stage of recognizing Omicron, maybe as even a predominant virus. However, we still are learning about the severity, transmissibility, the data is emerging from around the world.
When you think about how The Omicron variant has the potential to double every two days, then in a couple of weeks, we're going to be facing a lot of cases of Omicron, that modeling implies that sometime in January, we will be at a different stage of recognizing Omicron, maybe as even a predominant virus. However, we still are learning about the severity, transmissibility.
Since the beginning of the 1980s, when I first had responsibility for managing some land in my own right at Highgrove, I have wanted to focus on an approach to food production that avoids the impact of the predominant, conventional system of industrialized agriculture, which, it is increasingly clear to see, is having a disastrous effect on soil fertility, biodiversity and animal and human health.
I heard a male Democratic politician once say that we need to stop talking about wedge issues that divide people, and instead focus on things that affect people's everyday lives, and then he went on to say, we need to stop talking about things like abortion, we need to stop talking about things like racism and we need to focus on things like infrastructure and health care, as if reproductive health care isn't the predominant health care that that me and most women, and most people, trans men, are dealing with right now. I think it's important that we include it fully in whatever health care reforms, health care overhauls, we end up doing.
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