Letter grading is a prevalent system.
An example of prevalent is the use of a letter grading system in colleges.
- Rare stronger, more effective, etc.; dominant
- widely existing
- generally practiced, occurring, or accepted
Origin of prevalentClassical Latin praevalens, present participle of praevalere: see prevail
Origin of prevalentMiddle English very strong from Latin praevalēns praevalent- present participle of praevalēre to be stronger ; see prevail .
(comparative more prevalent, superlative most prevalent)
pre- +"Ž -valent, From Latin praevalentem.