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What is another word for prevailing?

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Adjective
Used or accepted broadly by most people
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“The prevailing attitude here is that menial, low-paying jobs are beneath them.”
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Present as the strongest or main element
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Lasting for a very long time, especially for the duration of one's life
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Living, surviving, or having existence
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Widely reported without strong evidence
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Currently popular or in demand
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Existing at the present time
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(of a question or subject) Being of current or continuing interest and importance
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Modern or contemporary, especially when mirroring some person or thing of the past
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Surpassing the expected standard
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Showing resolute determination and strength of character
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In circulation
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Present participle for to be victorious, or to prove to be more powerful or superior
“But the new vocabulary and the concepts that went with it were part of the arsenal he needed in order to prevail over his rivals.”
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Present participle for to be, or prove, successful
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“He never gave up his faith that the family business would prevail.”
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Present participle for to be widespread or current in a particular area or at a particular time
“Sometimes belief seems to prevail, at other times doubt, but the important thing is to keep the conversation going.”
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Present participle for to endure, survive, or remain in existence
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“Only the strong will prevail. If you think we are the weak, it might be worthwhile to pack up and move to a different destination.”
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Present participle for to defeat, subdue or overcome with superior strength
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Present participle for to rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly
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Present participle for to triumph or achieve victory in
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Present participle for to have or exert control or power
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(often "triumph over") Present participle for to prevail over rivals, challenges, or difficulties
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Present participle for to remain valid or unaltered
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(usually of a disease or condition) Present participle for to affect adversely
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Present participle for to survive a difficult situation
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Present participle for to be exceptionally proficient in an activity or subject
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Present participle for to exist or be found to be present in a place or under a particular set of conditions
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Present participle for to have power and influence over
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Present participle for to overcome or prevail over, especially a difficulty or obstacle
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Present participle for to affect or come upon
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Present participle for to determine or dictate
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Present participle for to use one's authority to reject or cancel (a decision, view, etc.)
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Present participle for to exceed in weight or importance
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Present participle for to be persuaded based on available information
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