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Meaning of PREDOMINANT

Pronunciation:  pri'dâmununt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having superior power and influence; "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"
  2. [adj]  most frequent or common; "prevailing winds"
 

PREDOMINANT is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: dominant, frequent, overriding, paramount, predominate, preponderant, preponderating, prevailing
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*dom"i*nant\, a. [Cf. F. pr['e]dominant. See
{Predominante}.]
Having the ascendency over others; superior in strength,
influence, or authority; prevailing; as, a predominant color;
predominant excellence.

      Those help . . . were predominant in the king's mind.
                                               --Bacon.

      Foul subordination is predominant.       --Shak.

Syn: Prevalent; superior; prevailing; ascendant; ruling;
     reigning; controlling; overruling.

 
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