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predominate

US [prɪˈdɑmiˌneɪt]
UK [prɪˈdɒmineɪt]
  • v.(数量上)占优势;居多;占主导地位;有最大影响(或重要性)
  • adj.同“predominant”
  • Web支配;统治;在…中占优势
Simple Present:predominates  Present Participle:predominating  Past Tense:predominated  
predominate
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v.
1.
[i]
(数量上)占优势;居多to be greater in amount or number than sth/sb else in a place, group, etc.
a colour scheme in which red predominates
以红色为主的色彩组合
Women predominated in the audience.
观众以妇女为主。
2.
[i]
~ (over sb/sth)
占主导地位;有最大影响(或重要性)to have the most influence or importance
Private interest was not allowed to predominate over the public good.
私人利益不得凌驾于公众利益之上。

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