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Trump's defenders correctly note that polls show a preponderant majority of Republicans approve of his job performance.
Polls found the initial Republican legislation faced preponderant public opposition: A late March Quinnipiac University survey found that fewer than one in five adults supported it, while 56 percent opposed it.
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First Known Use of preponderant
Synonym Discussion of preponderant
- a dominant social class
- a predominant emotion
- unemployment was the paramount issue in the campaign
- preponderant evidence in her favor
PREPONDERANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of preponderant for English Language Learners
: greater in number, force, or importance
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