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English definition of “prevailing”

prevailing

adjective [always before noun]
 
 
/prɪˈveɪlɪŋ/
existing a lot in a particular group, area, or at a particular time: a prevailing attitude/mood Plain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiringNow
a prevailing wind a wind that usually blows in a particular placeWind and windsStormy weather
(Definition of prevailing from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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