Definition of 'preponderance'
Example sentences containing 'preponderance'
He concluded: 'The overwhelming preponderance of this evidence is favourable to the defendant doctors.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The heavy preponderance of manual workers in Knowsley suffered massive job losses as the local firms and the branch plants of large companies closed throughout Merseyside.Remaking Planning: the politics of urban change in the Thatcher years (1989)
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