Definition of predominance
: the quality or state of being predominant
Examples of predominance in a Sentence
a group of young reformers who have gained predominance within the government
The tribe fought to maintain its predominance.
Recent Examples of predominance from the Web
Temperatures may be rising, but despite the current predominance of sandals, there are certain fashion pieces that can ground an outfit no matter the mercury.
All three Portland-area counties got older from 2000 to 2016, with the predominance of young 30-somethings giving way to an older vibe -- by about 5 years.
India has the highest number of vegetarians in the world as a result of Hinduism’s predominance, although not all Hindus are vegetarians.
Well, RT is essentially a propaganda mouthpiece for the government, since the predominance of its funding comes from the government and the management is close to Putin.
The predominance of young people in those protests challenges the belief that the generation that grew up under Putin's heavy hand had become apolitical or disheartened.
The predominance of young people in those protests challenges the belief that the generation that grew up under Putin’s heavy hand had become apolitical or disheartened.
TODAY’S WORD — MILITARISM (MILITARISM: MIL-ih-tuh-riz’m: Predominance of the armed forces in the policy of the state.)
As Peterson pointed out, the predominance of a few big brand name retailers and the fact that passengers are such a captive audience—they, literally, have nothing better to do—
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First Known Use of predominance
PREDOMINANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of predominance for English Language Learners
: 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
PREDOMINANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of predominance for Students
: the quality or state of being greater than others in number, frequency, strength, influence, or authority a predominance of errors
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