One entry found for prevail.
Main Entry: pre·vail
Pronunciation: pri-primarystressvamacr(schwa)l
Function: verb
1 : to win against opposition : be successful <our team prevailed> <will truth prevail over error> <believed injustice should not prevail>
2 : to urge successfully <prevailed upon me to play a few tunes>
3 a : to be frequent <the storms that prevail there in winter> b : to be or continue to be in use or fashion <lower rates prevail in the evening> <customs that still prevail in Europe>

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