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pre·pon·der·ance(prĭ-pŏn′dər-əns) also pre·pon·der·an·cy (-ən-sē)
Superiority in weight, force, importance, or influence.
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the quality of being greater in weight, force, influence, etc: the preponderance of right-handed people.
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pre•pon•der•ance(prɪˈpɒn dər əns)
the fact or quality of being preponderant.
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|Noun||1.||preponderance - superiority in power or influence; "the preponderance of good over evil"; "the preponderance of wealth and power"|
|2.||preponderance - a superiority in numbers or amount; "a preponderance of evidence against the defendant"|
|3.||preponderance - exceeding in heaviness; having greater weight; "the least preponderance in either pan will unbalance the scale"|
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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.
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1. The condition or fact of being dominant:
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preponderance[prɪˈpɒndərəns] n → prépondérance f
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preponderance[prɪˈpɒnd/ər/əns] n → preponderanza
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