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Translation of "prevail" - English-Spanish dictionary

prevail

verb /priˈveil/
(with overor against) to win or succeed prevalecer, imponerse With God’s help we shall prevail over sin and wickedness Truth must prevail in the end.
to be most usual or common prevalecer, predominar This mistaken belief still prevails in some parts of the country.
prevailing adjective
most frequent predominante The prevailing winds are from the west.
common or widespread at the present time predominante, imperante; usual, corriente the prevailing mood of discontent among young people.
prevalent /ˈprevələnt/ adjective
common; widespread corriente, frecuente, común; predominante Lung diseases used to be prevalent among miners.
prevalence /ˈprevələns/ noun
predominancia the prevalence of food allergies in the United States.
prevail on phrasal verb ( prevail upon)
to persuade persuadir, convencer Can I prevail on you to stay for supper?
(Definition of prevail from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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