Definition of preponderance noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

preponderance

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