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predominance

noun [U] uk   /prɪˈdɒm.ɪ.nəns/ us    /-ˈdɑː.mə-/
a situation in which one person or group of people has more importance or power than othersa predominance of sth a situation in which one type of person or thing within a set is the largest in number: There is a predominance of people with an arts degree on the board of governors.
Translations of “predominance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 主導地位,支配地位…
in Chinese (Simplified) 主导地位,支配地位…
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