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Related / Similar Words: preponderance

 

Definition:
  • the quality of prevailing generally; being widespread; "he was surprised by the prevalence of optimism about the future";
  • a superiority in numbers or amount; "there is a preponderance of Blacks in our prisons";
  • (epidemiology) the ratio (for a given time period) of the number of occurrences of a disease or event to the number of units at risk in the population;

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    Hyponyms: currency

     

    Derivational Morphology: prevail, persist, die hard, run, endure, predominate, dominate, rule, reign, preponderate, outweigh, overbalance, outbalance

     

     
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