Today’s word is: predominant Would you like to know what it means? It means – more important, powerful, successful or noticeable than others
In this English vocabulary lesson, you will learn how to use the word ‘predominant‘. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.
We all know the importance of the English language. It is a global language. It is the official language of more than 50 countries and spoken by around 400 million people across the globe. Knowing English can help you in various ways. It can increase your chances of getting a good job; you can explore various cultures and you can be connected to the world. This means English is an important language, isn’t it? Yes. So we can say that English is a predominant language across the globe
Like the English language, anything that is an important element and is noticeable is called predominant.
Listen carefully on how we can use the word predominant in 8 different forms in 8 different situations.
Example number 1 of 8: Steve is a salesman. He has to communicate with a lot of people. Can you tell the predominant part of his job? Yes, the predominant part of his job is communication.
Example number 2 of 8: The key role of social media sites is to connect people. Can you use predominant in this sentence? Yes. You can say the predominant role of social media sites is to connect people.
Example number 3 of 8: the United States of America is one of the most powerful countries in the world. Because of this, the US is able to influence a lot of important decisions in many countries. Try to use today’s word in this sentence. The sentence would be – the United States of America is a predominant country.
Example number 4 of 8: David has a lot of work experience. Now he is working in a team where all the members have recently started working. Can you tell me who is predominant among all the team members?Without a doubt, David is predominant among all the team members with regards to work experience
Example number 5 of 8: In order to operate a business we need money. Money is required for setting up a business, sustaining (maintaining) a business and growing a business. Therefore, we can say that money is a predominant element for any business.
Example number 6 of 8: In rural areas farming is more common than other occupations. Now we can say that farming is a predominant profession in rural areas.
Example number 7 of 8: Jack has many businesses but his main source of income is his restaurant. So Jack’s predominant source of income is his restaurant.
Example number 8 of 8: Earlier internet was limited to business. But now we use it for online shopping, ticket bookings, networking and for so many other aspects. Therefore, we can say that the internet has become a predominant part of everyone’s lives.
So today we learned the word “predominant” which means – more important, powerful, successful or noticeable than others.
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