Definition of 'predominantly'

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We used to be predominantly for people who needed to shop for value. The Sun (2012)The jacket shows they belong in what is still predominantly a man's world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The walls, floors and ceilings are predominantly white. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Ireland remained a predominantly rural and agricultural economy, with industries allied to farming and food products. Frank Welsh THE FOUR NATIONS: A History of the United Kingdom (2002)A house purchase used to rely predominantly on one income. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Young men mostly, predominantly white. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The main bedroom of the apartment is predominantly white, partly as an antidote to the primary colours in the other rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His new building links old and new in a literal way, via two new floors at the top that use predominantly glass. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I received my formal theological training at a predominantly white evangelical divinity school in the Chicago suburbs. Christianity Today (2000)I would say Bristol is still predominantly drum and bass but it is evolving into a house city. The Sun (2014)Herring gulls are still predominantly coastal birds that nest on cliffs, but in recent years many of them have come inland to breed on buildings. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We were Just getting to grips with our task and making plans for our predominantly rural patch when structural reform was announced and we were discarded. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She was surprised, and heartened, that the predominantly young audience had voted for her script. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They have spent nearly 300m in the past three years, predominantly on young players they felt they could improve. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The company, whose belts are predominantly used in the mining industry, said that the current year had begun strongly with all businesses performing well. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Trade credits are predominantly used to supplement media campaigns and Active has an established relationship with many UK media owners and agencies. Corporate Research Foundation TOP MARKETING AND MEDIA COMPANIES IN THE UK (2002)

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Translations for 'predominantly'

British English: predominantly ADVERB
You use predominantly to indicate which feature or quality is most noticeable in a situation.
The landscape has remained predominantly rural in appearance.


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