Translation of prevail in Spanish:
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1 (triumph) [justice/common sense] prevalecer*, imponerse*; [enemy] imponerse* to prevail
over/ againstsb/sth prevalecer* sobrealgn/algoExample sentences
- Your nation endured the blitz to prevail over an implacable foe.
- What is to be gained by letting egos prevail over common sense?
- Rapoport presents this method as a means to help one to prevail over an opponent in an argument.
- 2 (predominate) [sunshine/winds] predominar; [attitude/pessimism] preponderar, predominar, reinar; [situation] reinar, imperarExample sentences
- But they warned that if no rain falls within the next two months, a crisis might prevail in the area.
- The family home we stayed in was small, basic, clean and with a very friendly atmosphere prevailing.
- Cuba will make every effort to preserve the atmosphere of détente and mutual respect that has prevailed in that area in the past few years.
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