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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Frequency of an occurrence.

Usage examples (34)
  • The prevalence of owls in the area can determine how many mice and rats live there as well.
  • He was surprised by the prevalence of optimism about the future
  • This prevalence is most impressive because of its newness.
  • Moreover, erroneous forms seem contagious: their prevalence is likely to affect those who are uncertain, thereby spreading the confusion. for more
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