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prevail

音标[pri'veil] 读音

汉语翻译

vi. 获胜, 流行, 盛行
【医】 流行, 盛行

词型变化:

名词:prevailer 动词过去式:prevailed 过去分词:prevailed 现在分词:prevailing 第三人称单数:prevails 

英语解释:

动词 prevail:

  1. be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    同义词:predominate, dominate, rule, reign
  2. be valid, applicable, or true
    同义词:hold, obtain
  3. continue to exist
    同义词:persist, die hard, run, endure
  4. prove superior
    同义词:triumph
  5. use persuasion successfully

例句:

  1. Sadness prevailed in our mind.
    我们的心中充满悲痛,
  2. Misty weather prevails in this part of the country.
    该国的这一地区天气多雾。

详细解释:


pre.vail

v.intr.(不及物动词)
pre.vailed,pre.vail.ing,pre.vails
To be greater in strength or influence; triumph:
获胜,占上风:力量或影响较大;胜利:
例句:
prevailed against great odds.
绝对优势取胜

To be or become effective; win out:
成功,奏效:有效或变得有效;成功:
例句:
hoped justice would prevail.
希望正义会取胜

To be most common or frequent; be predominant:
重要,占绝大多数:最普遍或平常;占绝大多数:
例句:
a region where snow and ice prevail.
雪、冰较多的地区

To be in force, use, or effect; be current:
流行:有势力,正在用,有影响;现行:
例句:
an ancient tradition that still prevails.
古代的传统仍旧盛行

To use persuasion or inducement successfully. Often used withon, upon, or with. See Synonyms at persuade
成功地劝服或诱使。经常和on, uponwith连用 参见 persuade

来源:
Middle English prevailen
中古英语 prevailen
from Old French prevaloir prevaill-
源自 古法语 prevaloir prevaill-
from Latin praevalôre [to be stronger]
源自 拉丁语 praevalôre [更强大的]
prae- [pre-]
prae- [前缀,表.在…之前.]
valôre [to be strong] * see wal-
valôre [强大的] *参见 wal-

【引伸】
prevail.er
n.(名词)

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