prevailverb [I]uk /prɪˈveɪl/ us /prɪˈveɪl/ formal
- A friendly atmosphere prevailed among members of the team.
- Our only hope is that justice will prevail.
- Eventually common sense prevailed and he decided it would be more sensible to be honest.
- The Republicans are expected to prevail in next year's election.
- The British team had finally prevailed over the Russians.
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