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Adjective
Accepted, used, or practiced by most people
“Individuals who have gone against the prevailing opinion.”
Adjective
Held by or applicable to a majority of the people
“… the prevailing custom here is to leave one's doors unlocked.”
Verb
Present participle for prove more powerful or superior
“Does it make sense to say that the rights of A to depasture his or her cattle shall prevail over the rights of B?”
Verb
Present participle for be widespread or current in a particular area or at a particular time
“But they warned that if no rain falls within the next two months, a crisis might prevail in the area.”
Verb
“… a custom that still prevails in many areas of Africa.”
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