Translation of "prevailing" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /prɪˈveɪ.lɪŋ/ us

existing in a particular place or at a particular time

preponderante, actual
the prevailing attitude
The prevailing mood is one of optimism.
prevailing wind

a wind that usually blows in a particular direction

viento preponderante
The town is kept cool by the prevailing westerly winds.

(Translation of “prevailing” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)