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prev·a·lent

 (prĕv′ə-lənt)
adj.
Widely or commonly occurring, existing, accepted, or practiced. See Synonyms at prevailing.

[Middle English, very strong, from Latin praevalēns, praevalent-, present participle of praevalēre, to be stronger; see prevail.]

prev′a·lent·ly adv.

prevalent

(ˈprɛvələnt)
adj
1. widespread or current
2. superior in force or power; predominant
[C16 (in the sense: powerful): from Latin praevalens very strong, from praevalēre: see prevail]
ˈprevalence, ˈprevalentness n
ˈprevalently adv

prev•a•lent

(ˈprɛv ə lənt)

adj.
1. widespread; of wide extent or occurrence; in general use or acceptance.
2. having the superiority or ascendancy; dominant.
3. Archaic. potent or efficacious.
[1570–80; < Latin praevalent- (s. of praevalēns), present participle of praevalēre to prevail]
prev′a•lence, n.
prev′a•lent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prevalent - most frequent or common; "prevailing winds"
frequent - coming at short intervals or habitually; "a frequent guest"; "frequent complaints"

prevalent

prevalent

adjective
Most generally existing or encountered at a given time:
Translations
سائِد، شائِع
obvyklýrozšířený
almindelig
algengur; útbreiddur
yaygın/hâkim olan

prevalent

[ˈprevələnt] ADJ
1. (= dominant) → dominante
2. (= widespread) → extendido
3. (= fashionable) → de moda; (= present-day) → actual

prevalent

[ˈprɛvələnt] adj [illness, condition] → prévalent(e); [view, attitude, mentality, habit] → répandu(e); [fashion] → en vogue
the liberal atmosphere prevalent in the late 1960s
BUT l'atmosphère libérale qui prévalait dans les années soixante.l'atmosphère libérale qui était très répandue dans les années soixante

prevalent

adj (= widespread)vorherrschend, weitverbreitet, weit verbreitet; opinion, attitudegeläufig, weitverbreitet, weit verbreitet; custom, diseaseweitverbreitet, weit verbreitet; conditions, situationherrschend; fashions, stylebeliebt; that is very prevalent these daysdas ist heutzutage häufig anzutreffen

prevalent

[ˈprɛvələnt] adj (belief, disease, fashion) → diffuso/a, comune, predominante
the conditions which are prevalent in ... → le condizioni esistenti in...

prevail

(priˈveil) verb
1. (with over or against) to win or succeed. With God's help we shall prevail over sin and wickedness; Truth must prevail in the end.
2. to be most usual or common. This mistaken belief still prevails in some parts of the country.
preˈvailing adjective
1. most frequent. The prevailing winds are from the west.
2. common or widespread at the present time. the prevailing mood of discontent among young people.
prevalent (ˈprevələnt) adjective
common; widespread. Lung diseases used to be prevalent among miners.
prevalence (ˈprevələns) noun
prevail on/upon
to persuade. Can I prevail on you to stay for supper?

prevalent

adj prevalente