From Latinpraeponderare (“outweigh"), from prae- (“before") + ponderare (“to weigh")
Preponderance Sentence Examples
There was a surprising preponderance of young people at the political conference.
No doubt, too, the preponderance of rainfall in the west has persisted for an enormous period.
And as there is no branch of art in which mechanical improvements, and the consequent change in the nature of technical difficulties, bear so directly upon the possibilities and methods of external effect, it follows that an exclusive preponderance of this view is not without serious disadvantage from the standpoint of general musical culture.
The Turks, therefore, now possessed a huge numerical preponderance in the theatre of war.
It might not be best to plan an outdoors event in the middle of the summer because of the preponderance of seeringly high temperatures.