Translation of prevalence in Spanish:

prevalence

Pronunciation: /ˈprevələns/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (widespread occurrence) preponderancia (feminine) the prevalence of this opinion among the young la preponderancia or el grado de difusión de esta opinión entre los jóvenes the increasing prevalence of divorce/violent crime el número cada vez mayor de divorcios/delitos de violencia
    More example sentences
    • Ireland currently has the highest prevalence of asthma in Europe and it is still on the increase.
    • Average HIV prevalences in the adult population of most sub-Saharan African countries are 25 percent.
    • They also declined in prevalence as the population became more urban than rural.
    1.2 (predominance) predominio (masculine) prevalence over sth predominio sobre algo

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