predominately vs predominantly : Common Errors in English

About predominately vs predominantly

“Predominantly” is formed on the adjective “predominant,” not the verb “predominate”; so though both forms are widely accepted, “predominantly”makes more sense. See .

predominantly Meaning(s)

  • (r) much greater in number or influence

predominately in News

predominantly in News

  1. Irish PM: Abortion activists send letters in blood

    DUBLIN (AP) — Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny says anti-abortion activists in his predominantly Roman Catholic country are inundating his office with threatening packages and letters condemning him as a baby-killer, some written in blood.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Irish premier says anti-abortion activists branding him a murderer, sending letters in blood

    DUBLIN — Ireland's prime minister says anti-abortion activists in the predominantly Catholic country have inundated his office with threatening packages and letters branding him a murderer, some written in blood.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Irish PM: Abortion activists send letters in blood - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    DUBLIN (AP) - Ireland's prime minister says anti-abortion activists in the predominantly Catholic country have inhis office with threatening packages and letters branding him a murderer, some written in blood.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

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