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English definition of “preponderant”


adjective     /prɪˈpɒn.dər.ənt/ US  /-ˈpɑːn.dɚ-/ formal
important or large: Music does not play a very preponderant role in the school's teaching.Very important or urgent preponderate     /-eɪt/ verb [I] Although it was a mixed class, girls preponderated.Being important and having importance
(Definition of preponderant adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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