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Meaning of PREPONDERANT

Pronunciation:  pri'pândurunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having superior power and influence; "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"
 

PREPONDERANT is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: dominant, overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderating
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*pon"der*ant\, a. [L. praeponderans, -antis:
cf. F. pr['e]pond['e]rant. See {Preponderate}.]
Preponderating; outweighing; overbalancing; -- used literally
and figuratively; as, a preponderant weight; of preponderant
importance. -- {Pre*pon"der*ant*ly}, adv.

 

 

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