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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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