Preponderance definition

-ən-sē
Superiority in weight, force, importance, or influence.
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Superiority in importance, influence, or weight.
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The greater portion of the weight.
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The majority.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
preponderance
Plural:
preponderances

Origin of preponderance

  • From Latin praeponderare (“outweigh"), from prae- (“before") + ponderare (“to weigh")

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