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PREVALENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prevalent mean? 

PREVALENT (adjective)
  The adjective PREVALENT has 1 sense:

1. encountered generally especially at the present time

  Familiarity information: PREVALENT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PREVALENT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Encountered generally especially at the present time

Synonyms:

prevalent; rife; prevailing

Context examples:

the prevailing opinion was that a trade war could be averted / the most prevalent religion in our area / speculation concerning the books author was rife

Similar:

current (occurring in or belonging to the present time)


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