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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpredominantpre‧dom‧i‧nant /prɪˈdɒmɪnənt $ -ˈdɑː-/ AWL adjective  POWERmore powerful, more common, or more easily noticed than others the predominant group in society In this painting, the predominant colour is black.see thesaurus at main
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predominantOn the main line, the remorseless reduction in fleet sizes resulted in Mark 3 vehicles steadily being more predominant.Advocacy should become their predominant activity.The predominant clay mineral constituents in lake muds from both regions include smectite, illite-smectites and lesser kaolinite.Yellow is the predominant color in most of his paintings.The addition of learning skills and the intelligent construction of knowledge through exploration gradually becomes a predominant feature of the transactional style.Khan is a Pathan, the predominant group in the Northwest Frontier, although he grew up in Punjab.When we visited the country, our predominant impression was one of poverty and hardship.What are the predominant power strategies?A form of hospital where the predominant smell was dettol?Immigration is the predominant social issue of the day.The predominant view in Britain and other Western countries associates aging with decline, dependency, isolation, and often poverty.
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