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having preeminent significance

most generally existing or encountered at a given time

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most frequent or common

having superior power and influence

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"I have offended the predominant sense in your nature--your sense of self-esteem.
Toward the 60@ Philolaus stood predominant at a height of 5,550 feet with its elliptical crater, and seen from this distance, the disc showed a very fantastical appearance.
The sight of the long-hated predominant man down, and in his power, threw him into a frenzy of triumphant vengeance, which seemed to give him preternatural agility and strength.
Each law in turn is made by circumstances predominant, and the limits of nature give power to but one at a time.
The costly charm of the ancient tragedy, and indeed of all the old literature, is that the persons speak simply,--speak as persons who have great good sense without knowing it, before yet the reflective habit has become the predominant habit of the mind.
The researchers found that the total bacterial density was independent of the conditions of teeth surrounding the tongue, whereas the microbiota composition, especially the relative abundances of predominant commensals, showed an association with tooth conditions.
Cyprus is among those European countries where labour exploitation has emerged as the predominant form of trafficking, according to the latest annual report from the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (Greta).
The ONS said the rise "is likely due to the predominant strain of flu prevalent during the 2016 to 2017 winter which had greater impact on the elderly than the young".
A clinical trial with positive results was also carried out in patients suffering from predominant negative symptoms of schizophrenia.
The evaluation of these patients should follow the same general principles as any assessment of any women with incontinence; however, it is essential to define whether urge or stress incontinence is the predominant symptom.
VIENNA -- Cariprazine appears to improve predominant negative symptoms of schizophrenia as well as functional status in affected patients, Istvan Bitter, MD, PhD, DSci, reported at the annual congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
Nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin lymphoma (NLPHL) is a rare lymphoma derived from germinal center B lymphocytes that represents about 5% of all Hodgkin lymphomas in Western countries [1].
The APP is not a validated index, and the cut-offs suggested (less than 2.4 implies predominant fasting glycaemia; >3.5 implies predominant postprandial glycaemia) are arbitrary.
She begins a process of combining phase-oriented psychotherapy--which has been the predominant approach taken in treating complex trauma in adult survivors of childhood abuse--with attachment-informed psychotherapy--which is rapidly becoming the predominant approach for treating children with complex trauma histories.