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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpredominantlypre‧dom‧i‧nant‧ly /prɪˈdɒmənəntli $ -ˈdɑː-/ ●●○ AWL adverb  MOSTmostly or mainly The city’s population is predominantly Irish.
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predominantlySoho was predominantly a male environment: women, to be tolerated had to be either very beautiful, girlfriends or wives.Our economy is predominantly capitalist.The character Shylock is a Jew living in a predominantly Christian society.These easterly areas cater predominantly for caravans, camping and chalets, offering the tourist many facilities and entertainment.It is the first to be drawn predominantly from the left, with no fewer than nine ex-communists in the 21-member cabinet.They also, to a greater or lesser extent, existed outside mainstream, predominantly male controlled, hierarchical structures.As a civil engineer, Susan will be competing in a predominantly male profession.a predominantly middle-class neighborhoodThe compensatory financing was designed to give temporary support to countries facing short-term fluctuations in export earnings, predominantly primary producing nations.The above discussion may give the impression that this is a predominantly quantitative study.Price promotions are predominantly used by fast-moving consumer goods producers, especially in the grocery trade.The best baseball was in the predominantly white neighborhoods.
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