- 1that exists or is very common at a particular time or in a particular place synonym common synonym widespread
- 2 a prevalent view These prejudices are particularly prevalent among people living in the North. The disease is even more prevalent in Latin America.
NAmE//ˈprɛvələnt//prevalent (among somebody) prevalent (in somebody/something)
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NAmE//ˈprɛvələns//noun [uncountable] an increase in the prevalence of smoking among young people