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

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Recent Examples on the Web District 41 covers several predominately Black neighborhoods including Parramore, Washington Shores, Carver Shores, Orlo Vista and Oak Ridge. Desiree Stennett, Orlando Sentinel, 4 Aug. 2022 Lawson was raised in Woodlawn, a predominately Black, middle-class neighborhood in Baltimore County. Andrew S. Lewis, Outside Online, 9 July 2022 My college textbooks didn’t teach me or my predominately white classmates about the contributions of Dapper Dan or Ruth E. Carter or Kimora Lee Simmons or the countless other Black fashion creatives that shape today’s runways. Venesa Coger,, 30 June 2022 It was designed to keep lower-wealth households and people of color out of middle-class, predominately White neighborhoods. CNN, 19 June 2022 More than three-quarters of last year’s deliveries were for planes in the Airbus A320 family, which are single-aisle aircraft predominately used for short- or medium-haul flights. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 11 Jan. 2022 Otherwise, he’ll predominately be used as a pinch-hitter. Los Angeles Times, 18 Mar. 2021 Prosecutors allege that the suspect visited the store, which is in a predominately Black neighborhood, at least three times on March 8 and made two sketches during those trips. Minyvonne Burke, NBC News, 16 June 2022 The sport is historically pricey and known to be a predominately white one, per Azure — one of CRU’s eight-person boats cost $13,000, and that was used. Darcel Rockett, Chicago Tribune, 28 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of predominately

1594, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of predominately was in 1594

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7 Aug 2022

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“Predominately.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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