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- another term for predominantly
- ‘Their hair was fine, silky soft, predominately black or silver, but with a myriad of other colors, and long.’
- ‘Through another doorway I can see a mirror which is reflecting a predominately red painting of a village on the opposite wall, out of sight.’
- ‘Although strong customer growth continues, it is now predominately amongst lower value customers.’
- ‘This was done predominately because children were breaking into the houses and there were dangers associated with this.’
- ‘The sight and sound of predominately young males parading around the county with stereos thumping and large exhausts growling is a growing nuisance.’
- ‘On the other hand, legal writing faculty, generally hired locally, are predominately women.’
- ‘Many people assume that architecture is a predominately technical subject requiring maths and sciences.’
- ‘Referrals predominately came from within the health service.’
- ‘I went to a predominately middle-class school and I wanted to fit in and didn't.’
- ‘The company trades predominately in Wales and the Southwest.’
- ‘It's also a proposal about moving the industry from predominately old forests into regrowth and plantations.’
- ‘A number of the predominately male workforce have twenty-four years service with the company.’
- ‘Uganda is predominately an agricultural nation depending on growing crops and livestock production for subsistence.’
- ‘The coastal interior of the far-east coast is predominately rice fields at the base of several mountains.’
- ‘A ripe peach, for example, is predominately sweet with a hint of sourness, yet as you bite into it, you will taste a little bitterness.’
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