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noun as in predominance

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Understanding population prevalence also helps guide public health actions.

As with a similar boom in gold ETFs, the heightened interest in silver-backed funds owes much to the increased prevalence of ETFs in general over the past decade.

From Fortune

Many researchers agree, for example, that when the positivity rate in a community climbs higher than 10 percent, or prevalence increases higher than 25 new cases daily per 100,000, it’s a sign that testing might not be enough to curb the spread.

For many workers, the new prevalence of remote work is in line with a desire they’d already expressed, to be less tied to offices that were often located in city centers, a long commute from people’s homes.

From Quartz

Interestingly enough, Homer makes a full description of such boar tusk helmet types and their prevalence in the Trojan War.

Prevalence depends on context, and sometimes unique advantages outweigh the genetic costs.

Part of the problem is that its prevalence was equally as fleeting as a smile itself.

It highlights—and exaggerates—the prevalence of GMOs in other sections of your grocery store.

First, the sample size is too small to determine the overall prevalence of harassment or assault.

The third-most common type of primary headache, cluster headaches, has a prevalence of

Eusebius, an eye-witness of the last persecution, states that innumerable multitudes suffered during its prevalence.

The previous winter had been remarkably mild, and after the prevalence of the March winds followed extreme heat.

The remarkable feature of the latter disease is its wide prevalence.

We are not aware of the prevalence of it until we go in search of it.

We did not know how to explain the prevalence of this impression.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prevalence, such as: pervasiveness, popularity, currency, preponderance, ubiquity, and vogue.

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