prepollent


prepollent
index influential, paramount, sovereign (absolute)

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  • Prepollent — Pre*pol lent, a. [L. praepollens, p. p. of praepollere to surpass in power; prae before + pollere to be powerful.] Having superior influence or power; prevailing; predominant. [R.] Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prepollent — Pre*pol lent, n.; pl. {Prepollices}. [NL. See {Pre }, {Pollex}.] (Anat.) An extra first digit, or rudiment of a digit, on the preaxial side of the pollex. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prepollent — 1. adjective Having superior influence or power; prevailing; predominant. 2. noun An extra first digit, or rudiment of a digit, on the …   Wiktionary

  • prepollent — pre·pol·lent …   English syllables

  • prepollent —   a. predominant …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • prepollent — (ˈ)prē|pälənt adjective Etymology: Latin praepollent , praepollens, present part of praepollēre to surpass in power, from prae pre + pollēre to be strong, be able more at pollex : superior in influence or power : predominant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prepollices — Prepollent Pre*pol lent, n.; pl. {Prepollices}. [NL. See {Pre }, {Pollex}.] (Anat.) An extra first digit, or rudiment of a digit, on the preaxial side of the pollex. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prepollence — Pre*pol lence, Prepollency Pre*pol len*cy, n. [L. praepollentia.] The quality or state of being prepollent; superiority of power; predominance; prevalence. [R.] Coventry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prepollency — Prepollence Pre*pol lence, Prepollency Pre*pol len*cy, n. [L. praepollentia.] The quality or state of being prepollent; superiority of power; predominance; prevalence. [R.] Coventry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prepollence — noun The quality or state of being prepollent; superiority of power; predominance; prevalence …   Wiktionary


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