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predominate

pre·dom·i·nate

predominate

 
pronunciation:
prih dam neIt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: predominated, predominates, predominating
definition 1: to be the greater or greatest in importance, prominence, or amount.
similar words:
dominate, lead, rule
definition 2: to exercise authority or control; prevail.
similar words:
dominate, govern, prevail, rule
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to prevail or exercise control over (another).
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derivation: predominately (adv.)
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