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Definitions of predominant

  1. Predominantly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. Ruling: ascendant. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Superior in power; prevailing over others. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. Prevalent over others; superior; ascendant; ruling. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for predominant

  1. This brief sketch of Audubon's boyhood shows the predominant traits of his character- his power of observation, the training of the eye and hand- that made him in manhood " the most distinguished of American ornithologists," 25 with so much scientific ardor and perseverance that no expedition seemed dangerous or solitude inaccessible when he was engaged in his favorite study. – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell
  2. There is one very simple and useful rule in colour arrangements, and this is to make one tint largely predominant – How to make rugs by Candace Wheeler
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