preponderance

[pri-pon-der-uhns]
noun
the fact or quality of being preponderant; superiority in weight, power, numbers, etc.: The preponderance of votes is against the proposal.
Also, preponderancy.


Origin:
1675–85; preponder(ant) + -ance


predominance, majority, mass, bulk.
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preponderance or preponderancy (prɪˈpɒndərəns, prɪˈpɒndərənsɪ)
 
n
the quality of being greater in weight, force, influence, etc: the preponderance of right-handed people
 
preponderancy or preponderancy
 
n

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Example sentences
The city's outer suburbs are eerily quiet, thanks to the preponderance of
  unsold and foreclosed homes.
It is the signature of absence rather than preponderance.
Multiply titles by sales, and their preponderance is overwhelming.
The preponderance of the dollar in global capital markets remains overwhelming.
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