ADV-GRADED: usu ADV group, also ADV after vYou use predominantly to indicate which feature or quality is most noticeable in a situation.
The landscape has remained predominantly rural in appearance.
...a predominantly female profession...
Although it is predominantly a teenage problem, acne can occur in early childhood...
His audience consists predominantly of groups of rugby-club revellers.Syn:
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predominantly — predominantly, predominately • The huts are predominantly in valleys near rivers, and invariably the local area was swarming with mosquitoes R. Sale et al., 1991 • The music was predominately 60s and 70s pop, but that didn t seem to bother the… … Modern English usage
Predominantly — Pre*dom i*nant*ly, adv. In a predominant manner. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
predominantly — adv. Predominantly is used with these adjectives: ↑composed, ↑concerned, ↑conservative, ↑male, ↑masculine, ↑negative, ↑rural Predominantly is used with these verbs: ↑concentrate, ↑consist, ↑feed, ↑ … Collocations dictionary
predominantly — pre|dom|i|nant|ly [ prı damınətli ] adverb * mainly or mostly: Cesares spent 10 years working predominantly in opera. The women employed in the mills were predominantly young and unmarried … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
predominantly */ — UK [prɪˈdɒmɪnəntlɪ] / US [prɪˈdɑmɪnəntlɪ] adverb mainly, or mostly Cesares spent 10 years working predominantly in opera. The women employed in the mines were predominantly young and unmarried … English dictionary
predominantly — adverb In a predominant manner. Most commonly or frequently by a large margin. The membership is predominantly elderly, 90% are over age 60. Syn: primarily, principally … Wiktionary
predominantly — pre|dom|i|nant|ly [prıˈdɔmınəntli US ˈda: ] adv mostly or mainly ▪ The city s population is predominantly Irish … Dictionary of contemporary English
predominantly — adverb mostly or mainly: The city s population is predominantly Irish … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
predominantly — [prɪˈdɒmənənt(ə)li] adv mainly a predominantly Catholic country[/ex] … Dictionary for writing and speaking English
predominantly — predominant ► ADJECTIVE 1) present as the strongest or main element. 2) having the greatest control or power. DERIVATIVES predominance noun predominantly adverb … English terms dictionary