UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/prɪˈveɪlɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/prɪˈveɪlɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pri vāling)

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. (under) the prevailing [terms, opinion, circumstances]
  2. prevailing [economic, political, medical] conditions
  3. the prevailing theory of [the time, gravity]
  4. the prevailing [salary, wage, level, amount]
  5. the prevailing rate of [pay, interest, commission]
  6. [ran, played, sailed] in prevailing winds
  7. the [match, game, event] took place under prevailing winds
  8. is the prevailing [choice, option] (for)
  9. will not [accept, pay, play] under the prevailing conditions
  10. the prevailing mood within the [government, company, team] is
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. prevail in the end
  2. prevail in [Britain, Russia]
  3. prevail in [my, this] case
  4. prevailed over [his enemy, her rival]
  5. prevail over all [rivals, challengers]
  6. prevail against all [odds, challenges, difficulties]
  7. prevail against them
  8. prevail under the [circumstances, conditions, challenges]
  9. prevail by [force, virtue of]
  10. prevail through [determination]
  11. prevailing in [the polls, the surveys]
  12. [will, might, shall] prevail
  13. [justice, common sense] prevailed
  14. justice [must, will] prevail
  15. [usually, always] prevails
  16. [peace, evil] cannot prevail
  17. [these, favorable, poor] conditions (still) prevail
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