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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Encountered generally especially at the present time; Most frequent or common.

Usage examples (32)
  • prevailing winds
  • Verb (used without object) : Silence prevailed along the funeral route. ,Green tints prevail in the upholstery. ,They prevailed over their enemies in the...
  • “And what do you term my prevailing weakness,” said
  • Among the reasons for what I call the prevailing mood, there are two that can be identified. for more
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