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2 Translation results for prevailing in Spanish

adjective | verb

prevailing adjective

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imperante, prevaleciente

Synonyms of
prevailing adjective

Detailed synonyms for prevailing adjective

Prevailing, prevalent, rife, current, popular, accepted, predominant, general significan que es generalmente circulado, aceptado o usado en un tiempo o lugar determinado.
  • Prevailing recalca el predominio <the prevailing conditions of the ocean in June>.
  • Prevalent indica simplemente la frecuencia <flu is most prevalent in the winter>.
  • Rife indica una preponderancia creciente o una rápida extensión <crime is rife in the capital>.
  • Current se aplica a lo que está sujeto a cambio, y recalca la preponderancia en un tiempo dado o en el momento presente <the current state of the economy>.
  • Popular connota ser comúnmente aceptado, seguido, usado o practicado <a popular theory among social scientists>.
  • Accepted connota ser considerado como verdadero, propio o normal, frecuentemente por especialistas <the accepted estimate of total deaths in the war>.
  • Predominant sugiere ser el más grande en importancia, fuerza, influencia o autoridad <the predominant issue in the campaign>.
  • General connota ser compartido por muchas personas <a general feeling that the economy is improving>.

prevail verb

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prevailed, has prevailed, is prevailing, prevails
prevalecer; predominar

Example sentences of
prevail verb

  • Mutual respect prevails among students and teachers here.
  • The house was built in the style that prevailed in the 1980s.
  • The law still prevails in some states.

Detailed synonyms for prevail verb

See: Induce

Reverse translation for prevailing

imperante  - prevailing 
prevaleciente  - prevailing, prevalent 
prevalecer  - to prevail, to triumph 
predominar  - to predominate, to prevail 
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