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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pre·dom·i·nant /-nənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·dom·i·nant a.  Having the ascendency over others; superior in strength, influence, or authority; prevailing; as, a predominant color; predominant excellence.
    Those help . . . were predominant in the king's mind.   --Bacon.
    Foul subordination is predominant.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- Prevalent; superior; prevailing; ascendant; ruling; reigning; controlling; overruling.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: most frequent or common; "prevailing winds" [syn: prevailing]
      2: having superior power and influence; "the predominant mood
         among policy-makers is optimism" [syn: overriding, paramount,
          predominate, preponderant, preponderating]