predominately

adverb
pre·​dom·​i·​nate·​ly | \ pri-ˈdä-mə-nət-lē How to pronounce predominately (audio) \

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The predominately Latino and low-income area have been squeezed in recent years by things including the Interstate 70 expansion project and an influx of interest from buyers priced out of other parts of town. Joe Rubino, The Denver Post, "Denver communities putting more faith in land trusts amid affordable housing crisis," 8 July 2019 The district is predominately Democratic and Ocasio-Cortez won the general election with 78% of the vote. Rebecca Morin, USA TODAY, "Biden urges caution about policies of 'way left' Democrats, Ocasio-Cortez," 5 July 2019 Most are crispy and seedy, predominately made from rice and sesame. Jolene Thym, The Mercury News, "Taste-Off: The best gluten-free crackers — and the lousy ones," 29 June 2019 As a Black girl growing up in a predominately white suburb in the GTA, the struggle to define my identity as a Black Canadian was real. refinery29.com, "The Raptors Shaped My Identity — Now They're Re-Shaping All Of Canada's," 13 June 2019 Almost $12 trillion of investment grade corporate and government bonds have negative yields, predominately in Europe and Japan, according to Barclays data, the Financial Times reports. Eshe Nelson, Quartz, "$12 trillion of negative-yielding bonds are sending a clear message of distress," 19 June 2019 Pureed pumpkin has slightly more at about 0.7 grams per cup, but the squash predominately provides good-for-you carbohydrates — not to mention all of those other beneficial vitamins and minerals. Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "The Best Pumpkin Health Benefits Every Fall Lover Needs to Know About," 14 June 2019 The only real backlash has come predominately from the swamp. Bill Lambrecht, ExpressNews.com, "Texas Rep. Chip Roy again pushes House into OT, irking the ‘swamp creatures’," 14 June 2019 As a Black girl growing up in a predominately white suburb in the GTA, the struggle to define my identity as a Black Canadian was real. refinery29.com, "The Raptors Shaped My Identity — Now They're Re-Shaping All Of Canada's," 13 June 2019

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1594, in the meaning defined above

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