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Examples from the Web for prevalence
Prevalence depends on context, and sometimes unique advantages outweigh the genetic costs.Mongooses, Meerkats, and Ants, Oh My! Why Some Animals Keep Mating All in the Family|Helen Thompson|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
The third-most common type of primary headache, cluster headaches, has a prevalence of
The new data bolsters pre-existing concerns about the prevalence of teen use of e-cigarettes.Teens Are Huge Buyers of Flavored E-Cigs, Studies Show|Abby Haglage|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Although often most fatal in winter, there is no proof that its prevalence is influenced by season.
Hyphenation has been made consistent where there was a prevalence of one form over the other.Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror|Richard Linthicum
The prevalence of paper circulation was felt in the most annoying manner.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
Moreover, there are still subsisting records which show the prevalence of slavery in the province.
I was reminded of an incident which occurred to me in Maine, during the prevalence of the prohibitory law.Northern Travel|Bayard Taylor
1590s, "fact of having mastery," from Middle French prévalence (15c.), from Late Latin praevalentia, from praevalens, present participle of praevalere (see prevalent). Meaning "condition of being widespread or general" is from 1713.