Definitions for preponderanceprɪˈpɒn dər əns

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  1. preponderance(noun)

    superiority in power or influence

    "the preponderance of good over evil"; "the preponderance of wealth and power"

  2. preponderance, prevalence(noun)

    a superiority in numbers or amount

    "a preponderance of evidence against the defendant"

  3. preponderance(noun)

    exceeding in heaviness; having greater weight

    "the least preponderance in either pan will unbalance the scale"

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  1. preponderance(Noun)

    Excess or superiority of weight, influence, or power, etc.; an outweighing.

  2. preponderance(Noun)

    The excess of weight of that part of a cannon behind the trunnions over that in front of them.

  3. preponderance(Noun)

    The greater portion of the weight.

  4. preponderance(Noun)

    The majority.

  5. Origin: From praepondero, from prae- + pondero

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Preponderance(noun)

    alt. of Preponderancy


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  • převaha, přesilaCzech
  • preponderențăRomanian
  • превосходство, преимуществоRussian

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