Definitions for prevailingprɪˈveɪ lɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prevailing, prevalent, predominant, dominant, rife(adj)

    most frequent or common

    "prevailing winds"


  1. prevailing(Adjective)

    Predominant; of greatest force.

    The prevailing opinion was for additional planning time.

  2. prevailing(Adjective)

    Prevalent, common, widespread.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prevailing

    of Prevail

  2. Prevailing(adj)

    having superior force or influence; efficacious; persuasive

  3. Prevailing(adj)

    predominant; prevalent; most general; as, the prevailing disease of a climate; a prevailing opinion

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