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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To be chief in importance, quantity, or degree.

Usage examples (35)
  • The parents' concerns for safety will predominate over the children's desire for fun.
  • As to Jay's question about areas in which conservatives "predominate," I'd offer the small
  • "predominate" over any individual issues, and for which a class action is "superior" to other methods of adjudication.
  • Subsistence farming and cattle raising predominate. for more
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