Definition of 'prevailing'
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It also seemed to be at the nexus of all prevailing air currents. MISS MELVILLE REGRETS (2003)She did it below the level of prevailing noise, like in church, singing hymns inaudibly. PROSPECT HILL (2003)It's an evolutionary absolute and we adapt to the prevailing conditions. BETTER THAN THIS (2003)
But one of the rather obvious and critical elements is that the President must clearly demonstrate a likelihood of prevailing on the merits. BALANCE OF POWER (2003)
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