- 1 (triumph) [justice/common sense] prevalecer*, imponerse*; [enemy] imponerse* to prevail
over/ againstsb/sth prevalecer* sobrealgn/algoMore example 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, imperarMore example 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.