Definition of preponderation in English:

preponderation

noun

  • The action or fact of preponderating; greater weight, power, influence, etc.; preponderance, predominance.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From post-classical Latin praeponderatio fact of exceeding in weight, heavy weight from classical Latin praeponderāt-, past participial stem of praeponderāre + -iō.

Pronunciation

preponderation

/prɪˌpɒndəˈreɪʃn/