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The sanctions announced Tuesday were predominantly against Chinese companies that have dealt with North Korea by purchasing and selling coal, oil and mineral resources, or provided banking services that made the transactions possible.
Religious Divide How much authority Buhari continues to wield will be closely watched in a country roughly split between a mostly Muslim north and a predominantly Christian south.
Tilt your head back or slurp it up if there’s sediment (predominantly gulf coast oysters).
Palapa is staple condiment in Maranao cuisine, in the predominantly Muslim southern Philippines (Mindanao).
March 6 Trump signed a new executive order which barred travel from six predominantly Muslim countries for 90 days— removing Iraq.
Kadyrov has ruled predominantly Muslim Chechnya since the 2004 assassination of his father, a separatist leader who switched sides to support the Russian government after two bloody wars in the 1990s.
After World War II, Chicago's white suburbs were adequately financed, while the predominantly black inner cities were largely ignored, a process which still affects housing discrimination today.
Most of violence took place in a 6-hour period Monday night and early Tuesday, predominantly on the South and West sides of the city, Estrada said.
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First Known Use of predominantly
Synonymsaltogether, basically, by and large, generally, largely, mainly, mostly, overall, chiefly, primarily, principally, substantially
Related Wordsabout, more or less, most, much, near, nearly, next to, nigh, practically, some, virtually, well-nigh; approximately, broadly, plus or minus, roughly; commonly, frequently, generally, normally, ordinarily, typically, usually; incompletely, partially, partly, rather, somewhat
Near Antonymscompletely, entirely, fully, perfectly, thoroughly, totally, wholly; barely, hardly, just, marginally, minimally, scarcely; absolutely, categorically, unqualifiedly
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