preponderancy

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

preponderant (prɪˈpɒndərənt)
 
adj
greater in weight, force, influence, etc
 
pre'ponderancy
 
n
 
pre'ponderantly
 
adv

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