- Predominantly, an alternative spelling for predominately, is defined as mostly or mainly.
If there are more women working in a profession then men, this is an example of a profession that is predominantly female.
Variant of predominant
- having ascendancy, authority, or dominating influence over others; superior
- most frequent, noticeable, etc.; prevailing; preponderant
Origin: Fr prédominant from Midieval Latin predominans, present participle of predominari: see pre- and amp; dominant
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