Definition: the quality or fact of being greater in number, quantity, or importance

Sentence example: Although leprosy affects both sexes, in most parts of the world males are affected more frequently than females often in the ratio of 2:1. This preponderance of males is observed in as diverse geographic situations as India, the Philippines, Hawaii, Venezuela and Cameroon.

The Power Memory Strategy:

  • Link to pre-, i.e. earlier/greater in importance, degree, order, place, time
  • Link to ponder: weighing/thinking carefully
  • Put together⇒ greater weight/importance/quantity
  • Alternatively, associate with predominant; prevalent



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