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Definition of preponderance noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    preponderance

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//prɪˈpɑndərəns//
     
    [singular]
     
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  1. 1if there is a preponderance of one type of people or things in a group, there are more of them than others synonym predominance
  2. 2 There is still a preponderance of male managers in the profession.
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