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English → English (WordNet) Definition: preponderance preponderance n 1: superiority in power or influence; “the preponderance of good over evil”; “the preponderance of wealth and power” 2: a superiority in numbers or amount; “there is a preponderance of Blacks in our prisons” [syn: prevalence] 3: exceeding in heaviness; having greater weight; “the least preponderance in either pan will unbalance the scale”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Preponderance Preponderance \Pre*pon"der*ance\, Preponderancy \Pre*pon"der*an*cy\, n. [Cf. F. pr['e]pond['e]rance.] 1. The quality or state of being preponderant; superiority or excess of weight, influence, or power, etc.; an outweighing. [1913 Webster] The mind should . . . reject or receive proportionably to the preponderancy of the greater grounds of probability. --Locke. [1913 Webster] In a few weeks he had changed the relative position of all the states in Europe, and had restored the equilibrium which the preponderance of one power had destroyed. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. (Gun.) The excess of weight of that part of a canon behind the trunnions over that in front of them. [1913 Webster]


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