Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • With superior power or influence; so as to prevail.
  • Prevalently; currently; generally; for the most part.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb So as to prevail.

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  • adverb Mainly, predominantly.

Etymologies

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prevailing +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Farro is particularly spread in the Apennines central-southern areas and concerns prevailingly organic cultivations.

    FARRO MINESTRONE WITH WINTER SQUASH AND GREENS

  • The texture is prevailingly full throughout, and often homorhythmic.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Farro is particularly spread in the Apennines central-southern areas and concerns prevailingly organic cultivations.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • On the contrary, economic systems - like most complex and self-organized systems - are intrinsically evolutionary systems, which tend to develop, prevailingly toward levels of higher internal organization; though the possibility of involution processes - or even of catastrophic events - remains immanent ....

    Simulations in economy

  • Everything I have said about the phenomenology of sleep and sleep onset, of early childhood and of the ancient mind, make these cognitive states sound like prevailingly low-focus states.

    The Muse in the Machine

  • Wharton's prevailingly ironic narrative mode knits uneasily with such a resolution.

    Wharton's Sharp Eye

  • Wharton's prevailingly ironic narrative mode knits uneasily with such a resolution.

    Wharton's Sharp Eye

  • This prevailingly eastward march slowed down and halted at a first stationary point, reversed its direction for a time, and after a second stationary point resumed its direct motion.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • It is the pure, vital, German-dramatic poetry, which, piercing the tawdry veneer of culture and the prevailingly wretched appearances of our life, strikes fire from the bed-rock of spiritual life itself, and with its divining rod points to the golden veins in the foundations of the national character.

    The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Volume 09 Friedrich Hebbel and Otto Ludwig

  • Two things in it are prevailingly prominent: first, a noble nature; secondly, an extreme civilization, already faltering, turned to decline, expecting its fall.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 72, October, 1863

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