noun pre·dom·i·nance \pri-ˈdä-mə-nən(t)s, -ˈdäm-nən(t)s\

: the state of being more powerful or important than other people or things

: a situation in which there is a greater number or amount of a particular type of person or thing than of other people or things

Full Definition of PREDOMINANCE

:  the quality or state of being predominant


  1. a group of young reformers who have gained predominance within the government
  2. The tribe fought to maintain its predominance.

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PREDOMINANCE Defined for Kids


noun pre·dom·i·nance \pri-ˈdä-mə-nəns\

Definition of PREDOMINANCE for Kids

:  the quality or state of being greater than others in number, frequency, strength, influence, or authority <a predominance of errors>


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