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Definitions for prevalent
ˈprɛv ə ləntpreva·lent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prevailing, prevalent, predominant, dominant, rifeadjective

    most frequent or common

    "prevailing winds"

Wiktionary

  1. prevalentadjective

    Widespread or preferred.

    Etymology: From praevalentem.

  2. prevalentadjective

    Superior or dominant.

    Etymology: From praevalentem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prevalentadjective

    gaining advantage or superiority; having superior force, influence, or efficacy; prevailing; predominant; successful; victorious

  2. Prevalentadjective

    most generally received or current; most widely adopted or practiced; also, generally or extensively existing; widespread; prevailing; as, a prevalent observance; prevalent disease

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prevalent in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prevalent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of prevalent in a Sentence

  1. David Small:

    I’m not affected by this, but I see that the smoke in the church in the Asian churches is so prevalent that I gag when I go inside, i hope what I’ve told you about the smoke in the church is not taken in offense. I mean, it’s your culture.

  2. Keith Ellison:

    People feel fear, trepidation, hurt feelings, but you know what mostly the prevalent feeling is? A surge of patriotism.

  3. Andrés Santo Domingo:

    Vinyl is definitely growing, and will continue to grow. But I think there's a ceiling," says Andres Santo Domingo, the co-founder of the label Mexican Summer. "I don't think it'll ever become the prevalent format. I think it'd be crazy to think that.

  4. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP -RRB- Guttman:

    It often starts from one or two patches but in up to 20% of patients it progresses to involve the entire body hair (universalis) or totalis (entire scalp hair), it is also highly prevalent in children, bringing much distress to the children and the entire family. It is a highly devastating disease emotionally as losing hair has a tremendous impact on the well-being and the way we see ourselves.

  5. Theodore Isaac Rubin:

    "The most prevalent and destructive fear is not of sickness or death itself. It is the fear of being human. All of our neurotic symptoms are retaliation against ourselves for daring to be human, this is less than godlike martyrs or masters. This is what psychotherapy is all about: getting over the fear of being human.

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