Definition for PRE-DOM'IN-ANT

PRE-DOM'IN-ANT, a. [Fr. predominant; It. predominante; L. præ and dominans, dominor, to rule.]

Prevalent over others; superior in strength, influence or authority; ascendant; ruling; controlling; as, a predominant color; predominant beauty or excellence; a predominant passion. Those helps … were predominant in the king's mind. – Bacon. Foul subordination is predominant. – Shak.

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