predominance

  • 1prédominance — [ predɔminɑ̃s ] n. f. • XVIe; de prédominant ♦ Caractère prédominant, état de ce qui prédomine, a la première place. Prédominance d un pays, d un groupe social. ⇒ prééminence, prépondérance, primauté, supériorité, suprématie. « Race évidemment… …

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  • 2Predominance — Pre*dom i*nance, n. [Cf. F. pr[ e]dominance.] 1. The quality or state of being predominant; superiority; ascendency; prevalence; predomination. [1913 Webster] The predominance of conscience over interest. South. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astrol.) The… …

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  • 3predominance — I noun almightiness, ascendency, authority, command, control, controlling influence, dominance, domination, dominion, imperium, influence, jurisdiction, lead, leadership, mastery, mightiness, omnipotence, paramountcy, potentia, power,… …

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  • 4predominance — pre|dom|i|nance [prıˈdɔmınəns US ˈda: ] n 1.) [singular] if there is a predominance of one type of person or thing in a group, there are more of that type than of any other type predominance of ▪ a predominance of boys in the class 2.) [U]… …

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  • 5predominance — [[t]prɪdɒ̱mɪnəns[/t]] 1) N SING: usu N of n If there is a predominance of one type of person or thing, there are many more of that type than of any other type. [FORMAL] Another interesting note was the predominance of London club players. Syn:… …

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  • 6predominance — noun 1 (singular) if there is a predominance of one type of person or thing in a group, there are more of that type than of any other type (+ of): the predominance of white people in the audience 2 (U) someone or something that has predominance… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7Predominance — Infobox Album | Name = Predominance Type = Album Artist = Susperia Released = March 26, 2001 Recorded = Abyss Studios, October 2000 Genre = Black metal Length = 45:11 Label = Nuclear Blast Producer = Peter Tägtgren and Susperia Reviews = Last… …

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  • 8prédominance — (pré do mi nan s ) s. f. Action de ce qui prédomine. •   La prédominance des vents méridionaux et occidentaux durant l hiver, RAMOND Inst. Mém. scienc. 1808, p. 140. •   Depuis la naissance de l enfant jusqu à l âge de quatorze ans, le volume et… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 9predominance — n. predominance over * * * [prɪ dɒmɪnəns] predominance over …

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  • 10predominance — pre|dom|i|nance [ prı damınəns ] noun uncount 1. ) a situation in which there is more of a particular type of person or thing than of anything else: the predominance of white middle class characters on TV shows 2. ) a situation in which someone… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11predominance — noun 1) the predominance of women caregivers Syn: prevalence, dominance, preponderance 2) the superpower s military predominance Syn: supremacy, mastery, control, power, ascendancy, dominance, preeminence, superiori …

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  • 12predominance — UK [prɪˈdɒmɪnəns] / US [prɪˈdɑmɪnəns] noun [uncountable] 1) a situation in which there is more of a particular type of person or thing than of anything else the predominance of white middle class characters on TV shows 2) a situation in which… …

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  • 13PRÉDOMINANCE — s. f. T. de Médec. Action de ce qui prédomine. La prédominance du système nerveux …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 14PRÉDOMINANCE — n. f. Qualité de ce qui prédomine, caractère prédominant. La prédominance du système nerveux …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 15predominance — /pri dom euh neuhns/, n. the state, condition, or quality of being predominant: the predominance of the rich over the poor. Also, predominancy. [1595 1605; PREDOMIN(ANT) + ANCE] * * * …

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  • 16predominance — predominant ► ADJECTIVE 1) present as the strongest or main element. 2) having the greatest control or power. DERIVATIVES predominance noun predominantly adverb …

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  • 17predominance — noun Date: 1592 the quality or state of being predominant …

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  • 18predominance — noun the condition or state of being predominant; ascendancy, domination, preeminence or preponderance …

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  • 19predominance — Synonyms and related words: accomplishment, advantage, ascendance, ascendancy, authority, balance of power, charisma, charm, clout, consequence, control, credit, deanship, dominance, dominancy, domination, dominion, effect, eminence, eminent… …

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  • 20predominance — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. reign, supremacy, control; see administration 1 , command 2 , power 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition or fact of being dominant: ascendance, ascendancy, dominance, domination, paramountcy, preeminence,… …

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