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preponderant adj : having superior power and influence; "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism" [syn: overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderating]

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preponderant
  1. Preponderating; outweighing; overbalancing; -- used literally and figuratively; as, a preponderant weight; of preponderant importance.

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