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Protection will also be needed if variants that are more virulent become predominant in the United States, experts say.

Beginning late Wednesday night, some short-range models predicted that sleet would be the predominant form, after an initial burst of snow.

He also talks up the potential of Skeleton’s ultracapacitors in maintaining electrical-grid stability as relatively unpredictable renewables become more predominant.

From Fortune

Meeting it will require a sweeping overhaul of the country’s energy system—a transition complicated by the fact that the country is still rapidly building new coal-fired power plants, by far the country’s predominant energy source.

From Quartz

As a physical good with a complicated manufacturing process, it seemed to be under more threat than streaming, the predominant way people now listen to music.

From Quartz

Man vs. Nature is the predominant theme of the film, and I always tried to go back to that imagery.

The predominant focus of cancer drug development today is on “targeted therapies” that are both innovative and lucrative.

The industry was shifting and writers were becoming predominant in the success of shows.

The predominant school of thought holds that the markets are irrationally acting—and crashing—in response to the news.

In an election season in which the economy is the predominant issue, the report has assumed even greater importance.

In the parish churches, many of which are of great interest, the predominant styles are Decorated and Perpendicular.

Then began the present aspect of field and forest; and modern types of animals were introduced and became predominant.

In the lowest animals touch was the predominant, if not the only sense, taste perhaps being associated with it.

We do not indeed know how the predominant character of the Mes was shown—whether, for example, the melody ended on the Mes.

Marie Touchet, who was very young when brought to court, came at an age when all the noblest sentiments are predominant.


On this page you'll find 87 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to predominant, such as: dominant, dominating, main, potent, prevailing, and prevalent.

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