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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To be successful or win. Also: To become more common or widespread.

Usage examples (38)
  • It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will...
  • To make my word prevail, there is needed the blood of many. '
  • Will Franklin prevail or will Belfort continue his winning streak?
  • The crime which the state commits in allowing such a condition to prevail is as yet unnamed. for more
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