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pre·dom·i·nant

 (prĭ-dŏm′ə-nənt)
adj.
1. Having the most importance, influence, or force: the predominant theory in the field.
2. Most common or conspicuous; main or prevalent: "Egrets, gulls and small mammals are the predominant wildlife on the island these days" (Dan McCoubrey).

[Medieval Latin praedomināns, praedominant-, present participle of praedominārī, to predominate; see predominate.]

pre·dom′i·nant·ly adv.
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predominantly

(prɪˈdɒmɪnəntlɪ)
adv
for the most part; mostly; mainly
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Adv.1.predominantly - much greater in number or influence; "the patients are predominantly indigenous"
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predominantly

adverb mainly, largely, chiefly, mostly, generally, principally, primarily, on the whole, in the main, for the most part, to a great extent, preponderantly The landscape has remained predominantly rural in appearance.
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Translations
بصورةٍ سائِدَه
převážně
dominerendefremherskende
túlnyomóan
á ríkjandi hátt, yfirgnæfandi

predominantly

[prɪˈdɒmɪnəntlɪ] ADV (= mainly) → predominantemente; (= in the majority) → en su mayoría
the emphasis is predominantly on languagesse hace hincapié predominantemente en los idiomas
a population of predominantly Italian residentsuna población en su mayoría de residentes italianos
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predominantly

[prɪˈdɒmɪnəntli] advprincipalement
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predominantly

advüberwiegend
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predominantly

[prɪˈdɒmɪnəntlɪ] advprevalentemente, per lo più
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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
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