- the state, condition, or quality of being predominant: the predominance of the rich over the poor.
Origin of predominance
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Perhaps the predominance of single mothers as opposed to single fathers is also a result of social expectations.Can the Gender Gap Be Solved?
April 22, 2014
The aristocracy's old claim for predominance in the state was abruptly discredited.Persian Fire and Rubicon (Full)
September 23, 2012
The Clergy have only one idea; that is, of course, the predominance of their Church.
They believe that their poverty, such as it is, is due to the predominance of England.
The predominance of power was with the Catholics, and was, of course, hostile to Elizabeth.Queen Elizabeth
These impulses have secured the survival and the predominance of man.Gloria Crucis
J. H. Beibitz
A survey of this period at once reveals the predominance of fiction.Selections from the Poems and Plays of Robert Browning</p>
Word Origin and History for predominance
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