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prevail
British English: /prɪˈveɪl/
American English: /prəˈveɪl/

Translation of prevail in French:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (win)
    (ability, commonsense, vice, virtue)
    prévaloir (against contre)

Phrasal verbs

prevail upon

prevail upon [somebody]
persuader (to do de faire)

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