Translation of preponderate in Spanish:


preponderar, v.

Pronunciation /prɪˈpɒndəreɪt//priˈpɑnd(ə)ˌreɪt/

intransitive verb


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    • In Tosches's swanky new Tribeca pad, wood preponderates, wood of differing darkness and grains.
    • In 1845 a Russian investigator disguised as a Kazakh visited Tarbagatai in Xinjiang and confirmed that British goods preponderated there among imported manufactures.
    • But on the whole, only two generations, two ‘classes,’ preponderate - the ripe and the ailing.
    • In Racine the poetry preponderates, with the drama a close second.
    • In business, a single objective preponderates: making money.
    • Even though their career aspirations were less focussed, the economic imperative of escaping from unemployment, rural communities and lowly prospects in the labour market preponderated.
    • Surprisingly, the designer tries to do too much with the set, though, to be sure, a play in which mime and simulation preponderate leaves little room for a designer.