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prevailing

adjective
 
 
/prɪˈveɪ.lɪŋ/
existing in a particular place or at a particular time
盛行的;現有的;通行的
the prevailing attitude
普遍的觀點
The prevailing mood is one of optimism.
普遍的情緒是樂觀的。
Now
prevailing wind a wind which usually blows in a particular place
一地區常吹的風,盛行風
The town is kept cool by the prevailing westerly winds.
由於西風盛行,這個城鎮很涼爽。
Wind and windsStormy weather
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