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US [prɪˈveɪl]
UK [prɪ'veɪl]
  • v.流行;盛行;战胜;压倒
  • Web获胜;占优势;胜过
Simple Present:prevails  Present Participle:prevailing  Past Tense:prevailed  
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v.
1.
[i]
~ (in/among sth)
普遍存在;盛行;流行to exist or be very common at a particular time or in a particular place
We were horrified at the conditions prevailing in local prisons.
地方监狱的普遍状况让我们震惊。
Those beliefs still prevail among certain social groups.
那些信念在某些社会群体中仍很盛行。
2.
[i]
~ (against/over sth)
被接受;战胜;压倒to be accepted, especially after a struggle or an argument
Justice will prevail over tyranny.
正义必将战胜暴虐。
Fortunately, common sense prevailed.
幸而理智占了上风。
3.
[i]
~ (against/over sb)
(尤指长时间斗争后)战胜,挫败to defeat an opponent, especially after a long struggle

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But if the aborted AT&T deal was a setback for Huawei, the history of the company and its founder demonstrates a determination to prevail.
但是如果说与AT&T交易的流产对华为来说是一次挫折的话,这个公司和该公司发起人的历史则是决心战胜一切的最好展示。
tā shuō : " wēi xīn piàn de zhì zuò bì xū shǐ yòng chāo huá chāo píng de cái liào , ér zhè shì jī máo xīn piàn jué duì dá bú dào de 。 "