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Word: prevalent

Definition: widespread; generally accepted


Sentences Containing 'prevalent'

"H. microstoma" is prevalent in rodents worldwide, but rarely infects humans.
Although prevalent at the time for use in industrial construction, the technology had not yet been used in constructing schools.
Among the most prevalent are Rawawqa Oulad Nuba.
Biting insects are most prevalent in June and July.
By what means has it become so prevalent among our modern metaphysicians?
Cameral deposits are prevalent and concentrated more ventrally.
Catarrh is a very prevalent disease in America, and consequently numerous catarrh remedies have been devised, most of which contain in a disguised form the pernicious drug, cocaine.
Coenobia with eight cells were not found in cultures with a growth rate below 0.6 day-1 but were prevalent at slower growth rates of 0.9-1.0 day-1.
Conveyor sprockets typically have an odd number of teeth although sprockets with an even number have become more prevalent over the last thirty years.
Corruption in Ghana is comparatively less prevalent than in other countries in the region.
Emigration to seek employment was significantly more prevalent among the Catholic population.
Enemies were prevalent in the area as a fortified wall surrounded the village.
However, later in Greek the spelling "kitharōdos" (κιθαρῳδός) became prevalent (like Greek "rhapsōdos").
However, while there, Spanish Flu was prevalent and while there, about one-third of the 354th suffered from the disease.
I found as prevalent a fashion in the form of the penitence, as I had left outside in the forms of the coats and waistcoats in the windows of the tailors' shops.
In Central Asia, several Buddhist monastic groups were historically prevalent.
In line with the prevalent customs, some of the rulers performed the "Aswamedha" and other Vedic sacrifices.
In “Sir Gaiwan and the Green Knight” the theme of the Beheading Test is prevalent.
Is it not for that respect especially, that pleasure itself is to so many men's hurt and overthrow, most prevalent, because esteemed commonly most kind, and natural?
It is highly prevalent on television, especially as medical dramas, as well as in novels.
It is not contended that this forms anything like a complete list of the numerous aspects from which a portrait can be considered, but they are some of the more extreme of those prevalent at the present time.
It is particularly prevalent in so-called shōnen manga.
It is the most prevalent meter of the Rigveda, accounting for roughly 40% of its verses.
Levi was a barrister and his words give his opinion of the legal situation, one which was prevalent at the time.
On inanimate nature, as on the men and women who cultivated it, a prevalent tendency towards an appearance of vegetating unwillingly a dejected disposition to give up, and wither away.
One of the most prevalent ideas about sex is that there is one proper way to do it.
People with the last name are also prevalent in the Indian state of Maharashtra.
Regional variations and considerable flexibility in the rituals are prevalent.
Religious extremism is prevalent in Pakistan.
ROM and successor technologies such as flash are prevalent in embedded systems.
The argument being that it would have been prevalent to have named the stadium after talented players produced by Ahvaz itself.
The broadest and most prevalent error requires the most disinterested virtue to sustain it.
The custom was prominent in the 1968 classic "Once Upon a Time in the West", and is often described as prevalent.
The DD MMMM YYYY usage is more prevalent over the MMMM DD, YYYY usage.
The following types of RNA have been found outside the cell: Though prevalent inside of the cell, ribosomal RNA (rRNA) does not seem to be a common exRNA.
The most prevalent V angle for a V8 is 90°.
The Swimming Stadium was designed by architect Jorma Järvi in the Functionalist style prevalent during the 1930s.
The themes in the story exploit the anxieties prevalent at the time regarding nuclear warfare.
The use of its big-endian date notation is not very prevalent.
There were four types of mounted forces prevalent in the Civil War.
These means of transport are sometimes called accidental, but this is not strictly correct: the currents of the sea are not accidental, nor is the direction of prevalent gales of wind.
This habit among educated men in the West is not universal, but it is prevalent prevalent in the towns, certainly, if not in the cities; and to a degree which one can not help noticing, and marveling at.
This is a flower that is prevalent in the area.
This is also in conformity with the prevalence of "Vesara" style of architecture in the Deccan and central parts of South Asia vis-à-vis Nagara style prevalent in North India and Dravida style prevalent in South India.
This usage is prevalent in the experimental economics literature, in contrast with the theoretical and empirical literatures on auctions.
Tola is a traditional Indian measure for the weight of gold and prevalent to this day.
Traditional sport kites were most prevalent in the mid-90s and early 2000s.
With the increase in global travel and shared living accommodations, bed bugs have become more prevalent.
``I see that you participate in a prevalent error,''said Madame Danglars.
``I shall do whatever they do at Paris, madame, if I have the good fortune to find some one who will initiate me into the prevalent ideas of amusement.''

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