pre·​pon·​der·​an·​cy pri-ˈpän-d(ə-)rən(t)-sē How to pronounce preponderancy (audio)

Examples of preponderancy in a Sentence

the preponderancy of the Democratic Party in the state's political affairs has long been accepted as a fact of life

Word History

First Known Use

1646, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of preponderancy was in 1646

Dictionary Entries Near preponderancy

Cite this Entry

“Preponderancy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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