Often, predominate over. dominate, control, rule, reign, preponderate, outweigh, obtain, prevail, overshadow, get or have the upper hand, lord it over, hold sway, overrule:
Though the American president is a Republican, the Democrats predominate in Congress.
Advanced English Dictionary
+verb[V] 1 to be greater in amount or number than sth/sb else in a place, group, etc: a colour scheme in which red predominates + Women predominated in the audience. + Young men tend to predominate in the crime statistics. 2 ~ (over sb/sth) to have the most influence or importance: Private interest was not allowed to predominate over the public good.
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