- 1The state or condition of being greater in number or amount: the predominance of women in such professions as social work and nursing [in singular]: churches with a predominance of African-American membersMore example sentences
- Despite the predominance of female teachers, administrative positions are held predominantly by men.
- Irritable bowel syndrome affects 10% of adults, with unexplained female predominance.
- There is an overwhelming predominance of female images in prehistoric art.
- 1.1The possession or exertion of control or power: Hollywood’s continued predominance in the international film marketMore example sentences
- The country has always used its economic and military predominance to exert its influence at the Pacific Island Forum.
- The world has become too large and complex to accept the predominance of one power.
- In England, it remained distinctively regional, and was particularly associated with areas of Puritan activism and social predominance like Essex.