Example sentences for: outnumber

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  • She, too, is deified and in a façade of six colossi 111/2 m (38 ft) high stands at equal height to her husband — a very rare honor for a consort in Egypt — though his statues outnumber hers by 2:1, a more subtle indication of his supreme power.

  • An analysis of Buchnera pseudogenes showed that deletions outnumber insertions (31 versus 2) and that the number of nucleotides deleted is over 100-fold greater than those inserted [ 21].

  • While facing the challenges of an ever-growing population that may outnumber even that of China by the beginning of the next century, India remains the largest democracy and one of the top ten industrial powers in the world.

  • A piece notes the growth of the private police industry: Security guards and rent-a-cops now outnumber police officers 3-to-1.

  • Census Bureau estimates that by 2010, Hispanics will outnumber blacks.


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