Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Superior in power; prevailing over others.

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Usage examples "predominant":

  1. In fact, especially in a detailed tactical estimate, these considerations may have been predominant in envisaging the courses of action. - "Sound Military Decision", U.s. Naval War College.
  2. On both sides of this sea Negro blood is strongly in evidence, predominant in Africa and influential in Asia. - "The Negro", W.E.B. Du Bois.
  3. The predominant point of view is simply his own, that of the independent story- teller; so that the general effect of these pictures is made on a totally different principle from that which governs the story of the young people. - "The Craft of Fiction", Percy Lubbock.