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Example Sentences for "prevail"

Agassi has once again prevailed over his main rival at WimbledonGovernment forces have prevailed over the rebels, and the capital city remains secure.

Agassi has once again prevailed over his main rival at Wimbledon.

The boss' personal interests should not be allowed to prevail over the economic interests of the company.

The prevailing attitude towards homosexual marriage has changed dramatically over the last 10 years in this country.

The government is prevailing in the polls with only a couple of days left to go before the election.

Smoking is becoming increasingly prevalent among young women in the Asian countries, due to an aggressive advertising campaign by tobacco companies.

The prevalence of domestic abuse in our society can no longer be ignored.

A movie theater owner once said that the conditions for why people want to go to the movies still prevail; people want to get out of the house, and they want to have a social experience.

Singer Donny Osmond once said: My father instilled in me the attitude of prevailing. If there's a challenge, go for it. If there's a wall to break down, break it down.

George Bancroft once said that the exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree to which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.

As a result of spending almost a century as a British colony, many British customs still prevail in Hong Kong.

Statistics show that overall prevalence of smoking in this country remains stable.

Prevalence of smoking among 15-19 year-olds in this country increased to 28 percent in 1999, from 21 percent in 1990.

The use of robots is becoming increasingly prevalent in factories around the world.

The climate of Great Britain is described as temperate, moderated by prevailing southwest winds over the North Atlantic Current.

In Russia, the principle of equal pay for equal work is in the Constitution, but men prevail in leading positions.

The prevailing wind patterns on earth are a result of the planet's rotation.

Nobel prize winner Willie Brandt once noted that as long as hunger exists, peace cannot prevail.

Sociologists view culture as shared symbols and their prevailing meanings within a given social group.


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