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Definitions for prevalent
ˈprɛv ə ləntpreva·lent

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    most frequent or common

    "prevailing winds"

Wiktionary

  1. prevalent(Adjective)

    Widespread or preferred.

    Etymology: From praevalentem.

  2. prevalent(Adjective)

    Superior or dominant.

    Etymology: From praevalentem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prevalent(adj)

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

  2. Prevalent(adj)

    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. Michael Sonnenshein:

    There used to be a prevalent narrative that because bitcoin is not something you'd go to the store to buy a latte with, it's failed. That's no longer the case.

  2. Alzheimers Association saysWith many doctors:

    In geriatrics, we argue for universal screenings, we find that dementia and cognitive impairment are much more prevalent in the general population than most people are aware of.

  3. Daniel Boorstin:

    We must abandon the prevalent belief in the superior wisdom of the ignorant.

  4. Evelyn Yang:

    Everyone has their own MeToo story, it's far too prevalent. But not everyone can tell their story. Not everyone has the audience or platform to tell their story, and I actually feel like I'm in this very privileged position to be able to do that.

  5. Tom Millar:

    We know where it is, we know how prevalent it is, so we know what to do, we're very hopeful it can now be eliminated.

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