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predominate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpredominatepre‧dom‧i‧nate /prɪˈdɒməneɪt $ -ˈdɑː-/ AWL verb [intransitive] formal 🔊 🔊 1 MOSTif one type of person or thing predominates in a group or area, there are more of this type than any other 🔊 Pine trees predominate in this area of forest.2 EFFECT/INFLUENCEto have the most importance or influence, or to be most easily noticed 🔊 In this type of case, the rights of the parent predominate.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
predominateIt is not always clear which type predominate.Old roads and tracks, their paths perhaps related to energy flows, may predominate.This is a district where Democrats predominate.Apologies for absences must again predominate.In the twentieth century, in fact, the plural of the word predominates, and is closest to our personal experience.Here above all the civilizations of the plain predominate, based on irrigation.In the summer, blue and pink flowers predominate, but there are white flowers, too, for contrast.But suffering and death are not the predominating features of nature.Dairy farms predominate in Sussex.Arable Enterprises Grassland predominated in the 4,770 hectares of arable ground accounting for 83% of this acreage.Before 1860, buffalo predominated in the Great Plains.There are returns to the impasto, but thin painting certainly predominates towards the end of the century.
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Verb table
predominate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypredominate
he, she, itpredominates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypredominated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave predominated
he, she, ithas predominated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad predominated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill predominate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have predominated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam predominating
he, she, itis predominating
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you, we, theyare predominating
Past
I, he, she, itwas predominating
you, we, theywere predominating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been predominating
he, she, ithas been predominating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been predominating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be predominating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been predominating
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