Prevalent is an adjective that is used to describe that which is generally accepted, done or happens often over a large area or at a particular time. Common, widespread.
- This particular type of fashion was ‘prevalent’ during the beginning of the year.
- Old teaching methods may still be ‘prevalent’. However over the coming years, I believe, the educational system is going to change drastically!
- It seems as though things which the general consensus of people would have never accepted as a norm, have now become ‘prevalent’ in this world.