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Definition of Predominant

Predominant

  1. Having the ascendency over others; superior in strength, influence, or authority; prevailing; as, a predominant color; predominant excellence.

Predominant Quotations

In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have the predominant power.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

For when it is the good that is under consideration, and the ethical object is predominant, truth must be considered more in reference to art than science, if, that is, unity is to be preserved in the work generally.
Friedrich Schleiermacher

Orientals, and the Malays in particular, are a sensitive people: delicacy of sentiment is predominant with them.
Jose Rizal

The spiritual quest was always the predominant aspect of my life. It's always been there. But there's also an incredible passion connected to it; it's not just a dry investigative process. I have been extremely emotional about it, and that comes out in the songs.
Cat Stevens

While approximately one in every 400 children and adolescents have Type I diabetes; recent Government reports indicate that one in every three children born in 2000 will suffer from obesity, which as noted is a predominant Type II precursor.
Tim Holden
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Predominant Translations

predominant in Dutch is voornaamste, hoofd-
predominant in Spanish is predominante, principal
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