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predominant

Saltos de línea: pre|dom¦in|ant
Pronunciación: /prɪˈdɒmɪnənt
 
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Definición de predominant en inglés:

adjetivo

1Present as the strongest or main element: the predominant colour was white
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The three predominant colours of this film are black, white and green.
  • The color you choose will be determined by the predominant color of the room.
  • Green is the predominant color achieved naturally by using low quality sand with high iron content.
Sinónimos
main, chief, principal, most important, of greatest importance, primary, prime, overriding, uppermost, central, cardinal, leading, top-tier, foremost, key, paramount, preponderant, prevailing;
most obvious, most noticeable, most prominent
1.1Having or exerting control or power: the predominant political forces
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In 1914, France was one of Europe's leading powers but not the predominant force that it had been in Napoleon's day.
  • Superiority and power are predominant themes in the perioperative environment.
  • As Britain knows, all predominant power seems for a time invincible, but in fact it is transient.
Sinónimos
controlling, in control, dominant, predominating, more/most powerful, more/most important, pre-eminent, ascendant, superior, in the ascendancy, ruling, leading, principal, chief, main, supreme, prevalent
rare prepotent, prepollent

Origen

mid 16th century: from Old French, from medieval Latin predominant- 'predominating', from the verb predominari (see predominate).

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