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"prevalent" in American English

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prevalentadjective

 us   /ˈprev·ə·lənt/
existingcommonly or ​happeningfrequently: Drought ​conditions have been prevalent ​across the ​area for several ​years.
prevalence
noun [U]  us   /ˈprev·ə·ləns/
He was ​surprised by the prevalence of ​middle-aged women among the ​jobseekers.
(Definition of prevalent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"prevalent" in British English

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prevalentadjective

uk   us   /ˈprev.əl.ənt/
(Definition of prevalent from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"prevalent" in Business English

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prevalentadjective

uk   us   /ˈprevələnt/
existing or ​happening often: prevalent among sb/sth The use of ​feedbackservices is becoming more prevalent among ​smallbusinesses.
(Definition of prevalent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prevalent”
in Chinese (Simplified) 流行的,盛行的,普遍的…
in Turkish yaygın/hâkim olan, geçerli olan…
in Russian распространенный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流行的,盛行的,普遍的…
in Polish rozpowszechniony…
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