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predominate

verb [I] uk   /prɪˈdɒm.ɪ.neɪt/ us    /-ˈdɑː.mə-/
to be the largest in number or the most important: In industrial areas, the dark-coloured variety of the moth now predominates.Controlling and being in charge
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