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to occupy the preeminent position in

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And as we have seen, Aristotle takes the local motion natural to a body composed of one or more elements to be a function of the element which preponderates in it.
The court must consider the weight of the evidence, and must grant a new trial if that evidence preponderates heavily against the verdict, such that it would be a miscarriage of justice to let the verdict stand," the court documents said.
In the new art we can trace two main currents; in one synthesis predominates, in the other analysis; the latter preponderates enormously.
186) According to Simon, "evenhanded justice suggests that the balance of `functional economics' preponderates overwhelmingly against the carrier since it saves 90% of its costs of loading and discharging its ships, rather than against the shipper as a result of the inconsequential economy in the use of carton packaging.
Wright indicates that the power to grant a new trial because the verdict is against the weight of the evidence "should be invoked only in exceptional cases in which the evidence preponderates heavily against the verdict.
The weight of evidence preponderates immensely in favour of the correctness of the Hebrew text, and against the accuracy of the deviations of the Septuagint.
If this emendation is correct, it is so because of a balance of probabilities, in which evidence from the narrower class preponderates.
A 1929 advice from the Attorney-General's Department to the Chief Electoral Office defined an `aboriginal native' as a person in whom Aboriginal descent preponderates, and `that half-castes were "aboriginal natives" within the meaning of Section 127 of the Constitution'.