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Pronunciation:  pri'dâmununs

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.

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

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