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prevailingadjective [not gradable]

 us   /prɪˈveɪ·lɪŋ/
existing and accepted: The prevailing view is that economic growth is likely to slow down.
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prevailingadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /prɪˈveɪlɪŋ/
existing in a particular place or at a particular time: The bank said it will buy the shares at the prevailing market price.prevailing economic/market conditions The chief executive said the poor figures resulted from the prevailing economic conditions.
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