predominancy

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

Definition of predominancy

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

Learn More About predominancy

Time Traveler for predominancy

Time Traveler

The first known use of predominancy was circa 1598

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near predominancy

predominance

predominancy

predominant

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for predominancy

Cite this Entry

“Predominancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/predominancy. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!