Definition Of preponderating


be greater in number, influence, or importance.

the advantages preponderate over this apparent disadvantage

Example Of preponderating

  • But on the whole, only two generations, two ‘classes,’ preponderate - the ripe and the ailing.

  • Even though their career aspirations were less focussed, the economic imperative of escaping from unemployment, rural communities and lowly prospects in the labour market preponderated .

  • In 1845 a Russian investigator disguised as a Kazakh visited Tarbagatai in Xinjiang and confirmed that British goods preponderated there among imported manufactures.

  • In business, a single objective preponderates : making money.

  • In Racine the poetry preponderates , with the drama a close second.

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