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prɪˈdɒm ə nəntpre·dom·i·nant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prevailing, prevalent, predominant, dominant, rifeadjective

    most frequent or common

    "prevailing winds"

  2. overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderatingadjective

    having superior power and influence

    "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"

Wiktionary

  1. predominantnoun

    A subdominant.

  2. predominantadjective

    common or widespread; prevalent

  3. predominantadjective

    significant or important; dominant

Webster Dictionary

  1. Predominantadjective

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of predominant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of predominant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of predominant in a Sentence

  1. Lori Tremmel Freeman:

    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.

  2. Maxim Behar:

    The tsunami of social media that has conquered global communications within a few years has swept away privacy, once predominant, and has laid the groundwork for a new world where everything is public - or is rapidly becoming so - and where everything is transparent - or is about to be.

  3. Oliver Sacks:

    I cannot pretend I am without fear. But my predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved; I have been given much and I have given something in return; I have read and traveled and thought and written. I have had an intercourse with the world, the special intercourse of writers and readers. Above all, I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet, and that in itself has been an enormous privilege and adventure.”

  4. Catherine Bradshaw:

    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.

  5. Rance Nix:

    In 2020, I think texting is the predominant form of communication and we want to get back to the grassroots and treat it just like the show' The Love is Blind,' because essentially, people are in the pods. The pods are in your apartment, and we want people to communicate and test that vibe over the phone.

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