preponderancy

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

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

First Known Use of preponderancy

1646, in the meaning defined above

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“Preponderancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preponderancy. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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