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(countable and uncountable, plural prevalences)
The quality or condition of being prevalent; superior strength, force, or influence; general existence, reception, or practice; wide extension; as the prevalence of virtue, of a fashion, or of a disease; the prevalence of a rumor.
(epidemiology) The total number of cases of a disease in the given statistical population at a given time.
(epidemiology) The total number of cases of a disease in the given statistical population at a given time, divided by the number of individuals in the population.
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The prevalence of sunlight led to a restriction of the windows and exaggeration of wall space.
In this way we must explain the great prevalence of the Latin language.
The zoology of Australia and Tasmania presents a very conspicuous point of difference from that of other regions of the globe, in the prevalence of non-placental mammalia.
2 The prevalence of wrongdoing has provoked scepticism as to righteous judgment; but the messenger of Yahweh is at hand to purge away indifferentism from worship and immorality from conduct (ii.
Naturally he felt that the prevalence of Christianity was incompatible with his ideal of Roman prosperity, and therefore that the policy of the Flavian emperors was the only logical solution of an important problem.