predominance


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pre·dom·i·nance

 (prĭ-dŏm′ə-nəns) also pre·dom·i·nan·cy (-nən-sē)
n.
The state or quality of being predominant; preponderance.

pre•dom•i•nance

(prɪˈdɒm ə nəns)

also pre•dom′i•nan•cy,



n.
the state, condition, or quality of being predominant.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.predominance - the state of being predominant over others
ascendance, ascendancy, ascendence, ascendency, dominance, control - the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"
2.predominance - the quality of being more noticeable than anything else; "the predomination of blues gave the painting a quiet tone"
noticeability, noticeableness, obviousness, patency - the property of being easy to see and understand

predominance

noun
1. prevalence, weight, preponderance, greater number An interesting note was the predominance of London club players.

predominance

noun
Translations
تَفَوٌّق، سَيْطَرَه
převaha
overvægt
túlsúly
òaî aî vera ráîandi/ríkjandi
ağır basmaüstünlük

predominance

[prɪˈdɒmɪnəns] N
1. (= dominance) → primacía f; [of flavour] → predominio m
2. (= greater number) → predominio m
the predominance of women in the labour forceel predominio de mujeres entre los trabajadores

predominance

[prɪˈdɒmɪnəns] nprédominance f

predominance

n (= control)Vorherrschaft f, → Vormachtstellung f; (= prevalence)Überwiegen nt; the predominance of women in the officedie weibliche Überzahl im Büro

predominance

[prɪˈdɒmɪnəns] npredominanza

predominate

(priˈdomineit) verb
to be the stronger or greater in amount, size, number etc. In this part of the country industry predominates (over agriculture).
preˈdominant adjective
stronger, more numerous, more noticeable etc. The English language is predominant in America.
preˈdominantly adverb
preˈdominance noun
References in classic literature ?
Yes, and I say to you, if you are really strong, really superior, really pious, or impenetrable, which you were right in saying amounts to the same thing -- then be proud, sir, for that is the characteristic of predominance.
Darcy; or at least, by the predominance of virtue, atone for those casual errors under which she would endeavour to class what Mr.
On one side, there were the variegated tints of collared and marbled meats, set off by bright green leaves, the pale brown of glazed pies, the rich tones of sauces and bottled fruits enclosed in their veil of glass-- altogether a sight to bring tears into the eyes of a Dutch painter; and on the other, there was a predominance of the more delicate hues of pink, and white, and yellow, and buff, in the abundant lozenges, candies, sweet biscuits and icings, which to the eyes of a bilious person might easily have been blended into a faery landscape in Turner's latest style.
The Dutchman was benevolent, the Englishman susceptible; in short our characters dovetailed, but my mind having more fire and action than his, instinctively assumed and kept the predominance.
Next came the great alliance of Eastern Asia, a close-knit coalescence of China and Japan, advancing with rapid strides year by year to predominance in the world's affairs.
This power cannot be based on the predominance of moral strength, for, not to mention heroes such as Napoleon about whose moral qualities opinions differ widely, history shows us that neither a Louis XI nor a Metternich, who ruled over millions of people, had any particular moral qualities, but on the contrary were generally morally weaker than any of the millions they ruled over.
Sir James had no idea that he should ever like to put down the predominance of this handsome girl, in whose cleverness he delighted.
According to medieval physiology there were four chief liquids in the human body, namely blood, phlegm, bile, and black bile, and an excess of any of them produced an undue predominance of the corresponding quality; thus, an excess of phlegm made a person phlegmatic, or dull; or an excess of black bile, melancholy.
Our culture is the predominance of an idea which draws after it this train of cities and institutions.
I own I am gladdened by seeing the predominance of the saccharine principle throughout vegetable nature, and not less by beholding in morals that unrestrained inundation of the principle of good into every chink and hole that selfishness has left open, yea into selfishness and sin itself; so that no evil is pure, nor hell itself without its extreme satisfactions.
There are certain animals to which tenacity of position is a law of life,--they can never flourish again, after a single wrench: and there are certain human beings to whom predominance is a law of life,--they can only sustain humiliation so long as they can refuse to believe in it, and, in their own conception, predominate still.
Perhaps the biggest hint things are getting back to normal in Hollywood was the predominance of basic black on the red carpet Sunday night at the Golden Globe Awards.