Variant of preponderate
- Now Rare to weigh more; be heavier
- to sink or incline downward, as a scale of a balance
- to surpass others in amount, number, power, influence, importance, etc.; predominate
Origin: < L praeponderatus, pp. of praeponderare < prae-, before + ponderare, to weigh < pondus, weight: see pound
- preponderation noun
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