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Adjective: predominant  pri'dó-mi-nunt
  1. Most frequent or very common
    "predominant winds";
    - prevailing, prevalent, dominant, rife
  2. Having superior power and influence
    "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism";
    - overriding, paramount, predominate, preponderant, preponderating

See also: dominant, frequent

Encyclopedia: Predominant