how to pronounce prevail


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prevail is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of prevail in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… would inevitably prevail in July 1941 …”

meaning of prevail

Prevail means to win out over or defeat.

prevail frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word prevail occurs in english on average 4.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics prevail can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that prevail can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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