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  Definition of Preponderance
  1. exceeding in heaviness; having greater weight; "the least preponderance in either pan will unbalance the scale"
  2. a superiority in numbers or amount; "there is a preponderance of Blacks in our prisons"
  3. superiority in power or influence; "the preponderance of good over evil"; "the preponderance of wealth and power"
Similar Words: prevalence

 

Derivational Morphology: preponderate, outweigh, overbalance, outbalance, predominate, dominate, rule, reign, prevail

 

 
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