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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

  • predominant — I adjective abundant, all powerful, almighty, ascendant, authoritative, cogent, commanding, common, controlling, dominant, dominating, effective, efficacious, epidemic, extensive, forceful, foremost, general, governing, important, influential,… …   Law dictionary

  • GRATIANUS — I. GRATIANUS Monachus Bononiensis, Petri Lombardi Sententiarum magistri frater, decreta Pontificum Rom. in unum volumen primus congessit, iuris Canonici conditor, circa A. C. 1189. Vide Gerh. von Mastricht Hist. Iur. Eccl. n. 294. et seqq. II.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • NAR — fluv. Umbriae e montibus Amiterninis fluens, perque Velinum lacum transiens, a quo emissus, ingentifragore (quiad aliquot mill. pass. exauditur) praecepsque descendens ad Interamnam per campos, et ad Narniam per angusta loca in Tiberim inter… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 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

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