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English noun: preponderance

1. preponderance (attribute) superiority in power or influence

SamplesThe preponderance of good over evil.
The preponderance of wealth and power.

Broader (hypernym)power, powerfulness

2. preponderance (attribute) a superiority in numbers or amount

SamplesA preponderance of evidence against the defendant.


Broader (hypernym)figure, number

3. preponderance (attribute) exceeding in heaviness; having greater weight

SamplesThe least preponderance in either pan will unbalance the scale.

Broader (hypernym)heaviness, weightiness

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