predominancy

noun
pre·​dom·​i·​nan·​cy | \ pri-ˈdä-mə-nən(t)-sē How to pronounce predominancy (audio) , -ˈdäm-nən(t)- \

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Examples of predominancy in a Sentence

Asia's long rise to predominancy in high-tech manufacturing.

First Known Use of predominancy

circa 1598, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of predominancy was circa 1598

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“Predominancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/predominancy. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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