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preponderant

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formal greater in number, force, or importance
  • A preponderant number of visitors are from outside the country.
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Synonym Discussion of preponderant

dominant, predominant, paramount, preponderant mean superior to all others in influence or importance. dominant applies to something that is uppermost because ruling or controlling.
    • a dominant social class
predominant applies to something that exerts, often temporarily, the most marked influence.
    • a predominant emotion
paramount implies supremacy in importance, rank, or jurisdiction.
    • unemployment was the paramount issue in the campaign
preponderant applies to an element or factor that outweighs all others in influence or effect.
    • preponderant evidence in her favor

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