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prevalent

adjective uk   us   /ˈprev.əl.ənt/
existing very commonly or happening often: These diseases are more prevalent among young children. Trees are dying in areas where acid rain is most prevalent.
prevalence
noun [U] uk   us   /-əns/
the prevalence of smoking amongst teenagers
Translations of “prevalent”
in Chinese (Traditional) 流行的,盛行的,普遍的…
in Russian распространенный…
in Turkish yaygın/hâkim olan, geçerli olan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 流行的,盛行的,普遍的…
in Polish rozpowszechniony…
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