adverb Date: 1594 predominantly

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  • predominately — predominantly, predominately • The huts are predominantly in valleys near rivers, and invariably the local area was swarming with mosquitoes R. Sale et al., 1991 • The music was predominately 60s and 70s pop, but that didn t seem to bother the… …   Modern English usage

  • predominately — [[t]prɪdɒ̱mɪnətli[/t]] ADV: usu ADV group, also ADV after v Predominately means the same as predominantly. ...a predominately white, middle class suburb …   English dictionary

  • predominately — See predominate. * * * …   Universalium

  • predominately — adverb in a predominate manner; predominantly …   Wiktionary

  • predominately — pre|dom|i|nate|ly [ prı daminətli ] adverb PREDOMINANTLY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • predominately — prɪ dÉ‘mɪneɪtlɪ / dÉ’m adv. generally, prevalently, usually; mainly, primarily, mostly; considerably, to a great degree …   English contemporary dictionary

  • predominately — adverb mainly; for the most participle …   English new terms dictionary

  • predominately — pre·dom·i·nate·ly …   English syllables

  • predominately — adv. = PREDOMINANTLY (see PREDOMINANT). Etymology: rare predominate (adj.) = PREDOMINANT …   Useful english dictionary

  • predominate — predominately /pri dom euh nit lee/, adv. predominatingly, adv. predomination, n. predominator, n. /pri dom euh nayt /, v., predominated, predominating. v.i. 1. to be the stronger or leading element or force. 2. to have numerical superiority or… …   Universalium

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