Definition of predominance noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//prɪˈdɒmɪnəns//
    ; NAmE NAmE//prɪˈdɑːmɪnəns//
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  1. 1[singular] the situation of being greater in number or amount than other things or people synonym preponderance a predominance of female teachers in elementary schools A survey of judges showed the overwhelming predominance of upper-class backgrounds.
  2. 2[uncountable] the state of having more power or influence than others synonym dominance the ongoing struggle for global predominance
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: predominance