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Definitions of prevail:

part of speech: participial adjective

Prevailing.

part of speech: verb

To be in force; to overcome; to gain the victory or advantage; to have effect, power, or influence; to persuade or induce.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To overcome; gain the advantage; obtain influence or superiority; continue in force; as, the custom prevails widely; persuade: with on.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be very powerful: to have influence or effect: to overcome: to gain the advantage: to be in force: to succeed.

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