Definición de preponderate en inglés:

preponderate

Saltos de línea: pre|pon¦der|ate
Pronunciación: /prɪˈpɒndəreɪt
 
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[no object]
  • Be greater in number, influence, or importance: the advantages preponderate over this apparent disadvantage
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • In 1845 a Russian investigator disguised as a Kazakh visited Tarbagatai in Xinjiang and confirmed that British goods preponderated there among imported manufactures.
    • In Tosches's swanky new Tribeca pad, wood preponderates, wood of differing darkness and grains.
    • In business, a single objective preponderates: making money.

Origen

early 17th century (in the sense 'weigh more, have greater intellectual weight'): from Latin praeponderat- 'of greater weight', from the verb praeponderare, from prae 'before' + ponderare 'weigh, consider'.

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