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    preponderance - Dictionary definition and meaning for word preponderance

    (noun) superiority in power or influence
    Example Sentence
    • the preponderance of good over evil
    • the preponderance of wealth and power
    (noun) a superiority in numbers or amount
    Synonyms : prevalence
    Example Sentence
    • a preponderance of evidence against the defendant
    (noun) exceeding in heaviness; having greater weight
    Example Sentence
    • the least preponderance in either pan will unbalance the scale
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for preponderance

ponderous means weighty, unwieldy...so preponderance may be remembered as something having heavy weight, quantity or power

prePONDeRANCe...In monetary value, the POUND is superior to the FRANC.

pre- pond- e - rance. Consider only pond and d(r)ance .. Earlier times witnessed lot of kings enjoying dance with decorations around ponds and lakes !! So this means superiority of power, quality.

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pre(b4)+ponder(think)= such a heavy or large in no. dat u have to ponder about it before..

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