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pre·pon·der·ance

 (prĭ-pŏn′dər-əns) also pre·pon·der·an·cy (-ən-sē)
n.
Superiority in weight, force, importance, or influence.

preponderance

(prɪˈpɒndərəns) or

preponderancy

n
the quality of being greater in weight, force, influence, etc: the preponderance of right-handed people.

pre•pon•der•ance

(prɪˈpɒn dər əns)

also pre•pon′der•an•cy,



n.
the fact or quality of being preponderant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.preponderance - superiority in power or influence; "the preponderance of good over evil"; "the preponderance of wealth and power"
power, powerfulness - possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade"
2.preponderance - a superiority in numbers or amount; "a preponderance of evidence against the defendant"
number, figure - the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals; "he had a number of chores to do"; "the number of parameters is small"; "the figure was about a thousand"
3.preponderance - exceeding in heaviness; having greater weight; "the least preponderance in either pan will unbalance the scale"
heaviness, weightiness - the property of being comparatively great in weight; "the heaviness of lead"

preponderance

noun
1. predominance, instance, dominance, prevalence the huge preponderance of males among homeless people
2. greater part, mass, bulk, weight, lion's share, greater numbers, extensiveness The preponderance of the evidence strongly supports his guilt.
3. domination, power, sway, superiority, supremacy, dominion, ascendancy In 1965, the preponderance of West Germany over East had become even greater.

preponderance

noun
2. The greatest part or portion:
Translations

preponderance

[prɪˈpɒndərəns] Npreponderancia f, predominio m

preponderance

[prɪˈpɒndərəns] nprépondérance f

preponderance

nÜbergewicht nt; (in number also) → Überwiegen nt

preponderance

[prɪˈpɒndrns] npreponderanza