I noun almightiness, ascendency, authority, command, control, controlling influence, dominance, domination, dominion, imperium, influence, jurisdiction, lead, leadership, mastery, mightiness, omnipotence, paramountcy, potentia, power, predominancy, predomination, prepollence, prepollency, prepotency, principatus, puissance, pull, regency, reign, rule, seniority, sovereignty, strength, superiority, supremacy, supreme authority, sway, upper hand, weight II index advantage, dominance, force (strength), hegemony, influence, majority (greater part), occupation (possession), patronage (power to appoint jobs), power, precedence, preponderance, prestige, puissance, supremacy

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  • predominance — 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]… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • predominance — [[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:… …   English dictionary

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  • prédominance — (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

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  • predominance — 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

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