predominate vs predominant :

predominate or predominant

“Predominate” is a verb: “In the royal throne room, the color red predominates.” “Predominant” is an adjective: “The predominant view among the touts is that Fancy Dancer is the best bet in the third race.” See also .

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  • v  be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • v  appear very large or occupy a commanding position
    The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
  • s  having superior power and influence

  • s  most frequent or common
  • s  having superior power and influence
    the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism
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