prevalecer


prevalecer
v.
1 to prevail.
2 to prevail on.
Nos prevalece la fe Faith prevails on us.
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prevalecer
Conjugation model [AGRADECER], like {{link=agradecer}}agradecer
verbo intransitivo
1 to prevail
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verb
to prevail
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VI
1) (=imponerse) to prevail (sobre against, over)
2) (=triunfar) to triumph, win through
3) (Bot) (=arraigar) to take root and grow; (=prosperar) to thrive
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verbo intransitivo to prevail

prevalecer SOBRE algo — to prevail over something

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= prevail, take + root (in), hold + sway (over), overrule, win out.
Ex. The emphasis on title entry came from the specialized libraries, primarily the technical libraries, that were small but had the money and the power behind them to see that their view prevails.
Ex. If this provision takes root in libraries, the open learning industry will be presented with a new market.
Ex. This ideology appealed widely to the librarian as well as the library user and held sway for nearly a quarter of a millennium when, in 1841, a catalytic event in the history of cataloging took place.
Ex. President Eisenhower overruled some of his military commanders in summer 1958, ordering them not to use nuclear weapons against China.
Ex. It remains to be seen which approach will win out, in the current tug-of-war.
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verbo intransitivo to prevail

prevalecer SOBRE algo — to prevail over something

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= prevail, take + root (in), hold + sway (over), overrule, win out.

Ex: The emphasis on title entry came from the specialized libraries, primarily the technical libraries, that were small but had the money and the power behind them to see that their view prevails.

Ex: If this provision takes root in libraries, the open learning industry will be presented with a new market.
Ex: This ideology appealed widely to the librarian as well as the library user and held sway for nearly a quarter of a millennium when, in 1841, a catalytic event in the history of cataloging took place.
Ex: President Eisenhower overruled some of his military commanders in summer 1958, ordering them not to use nuclear weapons against China.
Ex: It remains to be seen which approach will win out, in the current tug-of-war.

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prevalecer [E3 ]
vi
to prevail
prevaleció la voluntad de la mayoría the wishes of the majority carried the day o prevailed
prevalecer SOBRE algo to prevail OVER sth
su criterio prevaleció sobre el de sus colegas his view prevailed over that of his colleagues
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prevalecer (conjugate prevalecer) verbo intransitivo
to prevail
prevalecer verbo intransitivo to prevail: sus intereses prevalecen sobre los míos, her interests prevail over mine
'prevalecer' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
imponerse
- triunfar
English:
prevail
- sway
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prevalecer vi
to prevail (sobre over);
al final prevaleció la cordura common sense prevailed in the end
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prevalecer
v/i prevail (sobre over)
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prevalecer {53} vi
: to prevail, to triumph

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • prevalecer — Se conjuga como: agradecer Infinitivo: Gerundio: Participio: prevalecer prevaleciendo prevalecido     Indicativo   presente imperfecto pretérito futuro condicional yo tú él, ella, Ud. nosotros vosotros ellos, ellas, Uds. prevalezco prevaleces… …   Wordreference Spanish Conjugations Dictionary

  • prevalecer — sobre a razão prevaleceu sobre o coração …   Dicionario dos verbos portugueses

  • prevalecer — |ê| v. intr. 1. Preponderar. 2. Avantajar se a, sobressair. • v. pron. 3. Tirar partido de. 4. Levantar se, insurgir se.   ‣ Etimologia: latim praevalesco, ere, tornar se vigoroso …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • prevalecer — (Del lat. praevalescĕre). 1. intr. Dicho de una persona o de una cosa: Sobresalir, tener alguna superioridad o ventaja entre otras. 2. Perdurar, subsistir. Costumbres que prevalecen durante siglos. 3. desus. Dicho de las plantas y semillas en la… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • prevalecer — {{#}}{{LM P31594}}{{〓}} {{ConjP31594}}{{\}}CONJUGACIÓN{{/}}{{SynP32356}} {{[}}prevalecer{{]}} ‹pre·va·le·cer› {{《}}▍ v.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Dominar o tener superioridad o ventaja: • La razón debe prevalecer sobre la pasión.{{○}} {{<}}2{{>}}… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • prevalecer — (Del lat. praevalere.) ► verbo intransitivo 1 Tener una persona o una cosa superioridad o ventaja sobre: ■ la justicia prevalecerá sobre la injusticia. SE CONJUGA COMO carecer REG. PREPOSICIONAL + sobre 2 Continuar vigente o existiendo: ■ las… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • prevalecer — (v) (Intermedio) predominar o tener preeminencia sobre otras cosas o personas Ejemplos: Según Mariano, en la sociedad debería prevalecer el amor y el respeto. En el debate prevaleció la opinión de Julio. Sinónimos: permanecer, crecer, vencer,… …   Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate

  • prevalecer — v intr (Se conjuga corno agradecer, 1a) 1 Hacerse valer o conservar su mayor valor alguna cosa sobre otras que se oponen y compiten con ella: Sólo en regímenes democráticos, en donde prevalece el respeto a la dignidad y al derecho humano, pueden… …   Español en México

  • prevalecer — intransitivo 1) sobresalir, predominar, preponderar, primar. Prevalecer sugiere gralte. la idea de mayor o menor dificultad, oposición o lucha, contra las cuales prevalece algo. Este matiz no se halla necesariamente contenido en predominar y… …   Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • prevalecer — intr Tener ventaja o superioridad …   Diccionario Castellano


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