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Meaning of PREDOMINANCE

Pronunciation:  pri'dâmununs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being more noticeable than anything else; "the predomination of blues gave the painting a quiet tone"
  2. [n]  the state of being predominant over others
 

PREDOMINANCE is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: predomination, predomination
 
 See Also: ascendance, ascendancy, ascendence, ascendency, control, dominance, noticeability, noticeableness, obviousness, patency

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*dom"i*nance\, n. [Cf. F. pr['e]dominance.]
1. The quality or state of being predominant; superiority;
   ascendency; prevalence; predomination.

         The predominance of conscience over interest.
                                               --South.

2. (Astrol.) The superior influence of a planet. --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accomplishment, advantage, ascendance, ascendancy, authority, balance of power, charisma, charm, clout, consequence, control, credit, deanship, dominance, dominancy, domination, dominion, effect, eminence, eminent domain, enchantment, esteem, excellence, favor, force, good feeling, greatness, hegemony, hold, importance, incidental power, incomparability, influence, influentiality, inimitability, insinuation, lead, leadership, leverage, magnetism, majority, mastery, moment, one-upmanship, overlordship, personality, persuasion, potency, power, precedence, predominancy, predomination, preeminence, preponderance, prepotence, prepotency, prerogative, pressure, prestige, primacy, principality, priority, privilege, purchase, reign, repute, right-of-way, rule, say, seniority, skill, sovereignty, suasion, subtle influence, success, suggestion, superiority, supremacy, suzerainship, suzerainty, sway, transcendence, transcendency, upper hand, virtuosity, weight, whip hand
 

 

 

 

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