Preponder
Preponder Pre*pon"derv. t. To preponderate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • preponder — pre·pon·der …   English syllables

  • preponder — prēˈpändə(r) intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin praeponderare : preponderate …   Useful english dictionary

  • preponderance — /pri pon deuhr euhns/, n. the fact or quality of being preponderant; superiority in weight, power, numbers, etc.: The preponderance of votes is against the proposal. Also, preponderancy. [1675 85; PREPONDER(ANT) + ANCE] Syn. predominance,… …   Universalium

  • ponder — verb /ˈpɒn.də(r)/ a) To wonder, to think of deeply. Its time to ponder over its fallacies b) To consider (something) carefully and thoroughly; …   Wiktionary

  • preponderate — verb a) To outweigh; to overpower by weight; to exceed in weight; to overbalance. b) To overpower by stronger or moral power. See Also: preponder …   Wiktionary

  • -ance — ⇒ ANCE, ENCE, suff. I. Le dérivé est rattaché au verbe ou au participe correspondant A. Le dérivé exprime l action (« le fait de » + inf.) 1. Le suj. du verbe de base désignerait une pers., le fait que qqn s accoutume, etc. : accoutumance « le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • -ence — ⇒ ANCE, ENCE, suff. I. Le dérivé est rattaché au verbe ou au participe correspondant A. Le dérivé exprime l action (« le fait de » + inf.) 1. Le suj. du verbe de base désignerait une pers., le fait que qqn s accoutume, etc. : accoutumance « le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • prepondera — PREPONDERÁ, pers. 3 preponderează, vb. I. intranz. (livr.) A fi preponderent; a precumpăni, a predomina. – Din fr. prépondérer, lat. praeponderare. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 12.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  PREPONDERÁ vb. v …   Dicționar Român

  • Fakhr al-Din Kotwal, Malik ul-Umar —    Fakhr al Din held the position of the commandant (kotwal) of Delhi during Balban s reign (1266 1286). He was not on good terms with Balban s eldest son, Prince Muhammad. On Balban s death, Fakhr al Din s party ignored the claims of both… …   Historical dictionary of Medieval India

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