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The congregation is a mixture of working and middle class people; the former kind being preponderant.
But we have no equal evidence for any similar preponderant Jutish power in the sixth century.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
Nevertheless, when compared to Cuba, Jamaica cannot be considered the preponderant position of the Caribbean.
Unmarried mothers are overwhelmingly preponderant among the frivolous and weak-willed.
WOMEN'S WILD OATSC. GASQUOINE HARTLEY
Since the Westphalian Peace of 1648 the principle of balance of power has played a preponderant part in the history of Europe.
Call it what you will, Tunis, in spite of its preponderant Italian influence, is fast becoming French.
Several other circumstances concur in rendering the power of the majority in America, not only preponderant, but irresistible.
AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS AND THEIR INFLUENCEALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE ET AL.
By the compulsory removal to Paris the democracy became preponderant.
LECTURES ON THE FRENCH REVOLUTIONJOHN EMERICH EDWARD DALBERG-ACTON
It is only by using it in all these ways that we can fully appreciate its preponderant significance in the issue before us.
THE MERCY OF ALLAHHILAIRE BELLOC
In all this, the rôle played by art is so preponderant that it would be unjust to class architecture among the industrial arts.

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