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prevail

[prɪ'veɪl] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. восторжествовать, одержать победу; достичь цели

  2. преобладать, господствовать, превалировать; доминировать

  3. существовать, быть распространённым; бытовать

  4. (prevail (up)on) убедить, уговорить (кого-л.)

Learning (En-Ru)

prevail

[prɪ'veɪl]

v

  1. преобладать, господствовать

  2. (вос)торжествовать; одержать победу

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Peaty soils prevail in valleys, complex of swampy-podzol and peaty ones at watersheds.
В долинах преобладают торфяные почвы, а на водоразделах - комплекс болотно-подзолистых и торфяных почв.
© «Сахалин Энерджи» 2006
© Sakhalin Energy 2006
If the flowing pressure gradients are not large enough to prevail over capillary and gravitational forces, the liberated gas will behave differently from the classic gas-drive solution.
Если гидродинамические градиенты течения невелики, т. е. не превосходят капиллярные и гравитационные силы, выделение газа может происходить не так, как это описывается для классического случая режима растворенного газа.
Golf-Racht, T. D. van / Fundamentals of Fractured Reservoir EngineeringГолф-Рахт, Т. Д. / Основы нефтепромысловой геологии и разработки трещиноватых коллекторов
Основы нефтепромысловой геологии и разработки трещиноватых коллекторов
Голф-Рахт, Т. Д.
© Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, 1982
© Перевод на русский язык, издательство «Недра», 1986
Fundamentals of Fractured Reservoir Engineering
Golf-Racht, T. D. van
© Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, 1982
Peat soils prevail in soil cover.
В почвенном покрове преобладают торфяные почвы.
© «Сахалин Энерджи» 2006
© Sakhalin Energy 2006
In the event of a conflict between the provisions of these By-Laws and the provisions of the Agreement, the provisions of the Agreement shall prevail.
В случае противоречия между положениями настоящих Правил внутреннего распорядка и положениями Соглашения, положения Соглашения имеют преимущественную силу.
© European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
www.ebrd.com 10/22/2007
Yet I will promise you that on our way we shall find time to pass Freshwater and to prevail upon these rovers to leave you in peace.
Но я обещаю вам, что по пути мы найдем время побывать в Фрэшуотере и принудим этих разбойников оставить вас в покое.
Conan Doyle, Arthur / White CompanyКонан Дойль, Артур / Белый отряд
Белый отряд
Конан Дойль, Артур
© Издательство "Правда", 1966
White Company
Conan Doyle, Arthur
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
In allowing customary law to prevail over statutory law in this regard, the Government is not complying with its obligation to protect the rights of women against discrimination.
Допуская существование вышеупомянутых норм традиционного права, правительство нарушает свое обязательство по защите прав женщин от дискриминации.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
In summer, southerly and southeasterly winds prevail, with a velocity of 3.2 m-s"1.
Летом доминируют южные и юго-восточные ветра со средней скоростью 3,2 м/с.
© «Сахалин Энерджи» 2006
© Sakhalin Energy 2006
Although a transformation into a civil non-police service might entail some advantages, the advantages to keep the Security Service as police organization seem to prevail.
Несмотря на определенные преимущества, связанные с преобразование Службы безопасности в гражданскую неполицейскую службу, преимущества сохранения ее как органа, выполняющего полицейские функции, по всей видимости, преобладают.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Asad from amazement had passed quickly to admiration and a sort of contrition, into which presently there crept a poisonous tinge of jealousy to see Sakr-el-Bahr prevail where he himself alone must utterly have failed.
Изумление Асада сменилось восхищением и даже чем-то похожим на раскаяние, но одновременно в нем проснулась жгучая зависть. Сакр аль-Бар победил там, где сам он неизбежно потерпел бы поражение.
Sabatini, Rafael / The Sea-HawkСабатини, Рафаэль / Морской ястреб
Морской ястреб
Сабатини, Рафаэль
© Тихонов Н Н., наследники, 2008
© ООО "Издательский дом «Вече», 2008
The Sea-Hawk
Sabatini, Rafael
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
But the rule of law did eventually prevail.
Но власть закона, в конце концов, взяла верх.
Ben-Ami, ShlomoБен-Ами, Шломо
н-Ами, Шломо
Бен-Ами, Шлом
© Project Syndicate 1995 - 2011
n-Ami, Shlomo
Ben-Ami, Shlom
© Project Syndicate 1995 - 2011
This state of things continues to prevail, as the supply tube is lengthened, until the length of half a wave is reached, after which the motion again changes sign, so as to restore the possibility of maintenance.
Это положение вещей продолжает господствовать по мере удлинения подводящей трубки, пока она не достигает длины, равной полуволне, после чего движение снова меняет знак, и возможность поддержания колебания восстанавливается.
Strutt, John William / The Theory of Sound. Volume IIСтретт, Джон Вильям / Теория звука. Том II
Теория звука. Том II
Стретт, Джон Вильям
The Theory of Sound. Volume II
Strutt, John William
Italy and the Soviet Union urge for reason and mutual understanding to prevail in international relations.
СССР и Италия призывают к тому, чтобы разум и взаимопонимание возобладали в международных отношениях.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
The injustice of the proceedings did not much move him; he had seen the strong hand prevail too often in other places to be squeamish over the moral aspects of right and wrong.
Собственно, несправедливость этого поступка не удивляла его; он слишком часто видел, что сильные мира всегда правы, чтобы быть слишком щепетильным в вопросе о праве и справедливости.
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard / The Light That FailedКиплинг, Джозеф Редьярд / Свет погас
Свет погас
Киплинг, Джозеф Редьярд
© "Издательство П. П. Сойкина", 1915
The Light That Failed
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard
© 2011 by Victorian Secrets
"Well, if Truth were to prevail, you know, you'd be the first to be robbed and suppressed."
-- Да ведь коль эта истина воссияет, так вас же первого сначала ограбят, а потом... упразднят.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
"That Truth may prevail. That's why."
-- А чтоб истина скорей воссияла, вот зачем.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor

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prɪ'veɪlVerbвосторжествовать; одержать победу; достичь целиExamples

Can all our efforts towards morality prevail over the forces of evil? — Может ли наше стремление к нравственности победить силы зла?
I am sure that common sense will prevail in the end. — Я уверен, что здравый смысл в конце концов восторжествует.

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  1. 1.

    восторжествовать

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  2. 2.

    [prɪ'veɪl] брит. / амер.

    гл.

    1. восторжествовать, одержать победу; достичь цели

    2. преобладать, господствовать, пре

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Collocations

try to prevail
уламывать
prevailing evidence
доказательство, имеющее преимущественное значение
prevailing law
существующее, действующее право
prevailing party
сторона, выигравшая дело
prevailing power
действующее правомочие
prevailing price
преобладающая цена
prevailing price
существующая цена
prevailing prices
общераспространенные цены
prevailing prices
существующие цены
prevailing rate
общераспространенная ставка
prevailing rate
существующая ставка
prevailing rates
существующие ставки
prevailing tone
преобладающее настроение
prevailing torque type nut
самоконтрящаяся гайка
prevailing value
преобладающее значение

Word forms

prevail

verb
Basic forms
Pastprevailed
Imperativeprevail
Present Participle (Participle I)prevailing
Past Participle (Participle II)prevailed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I prevailwe prevail
you prevailyou prevail
he/she/it prevailsthey prevail
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am prevailingwe are prevailing
you are prevailingyou are prevailing
he/she/it is prevailingthey are prevailing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have prevailedwe have prevailed
you have prevailedyou have prevailed
he/she/it has prevailedthey have prevailed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been prevailingwe have been prevailing
you have been prevailingyou have been prevailing
he/she/it has been prevailingthey have been prevailing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I prevailedwe prevailed
you prevailedyou prevailed
he/she/it prevailedthey prevailed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was prevailingwe were prevailing
you were prevailingyou were prevailing
he/she/it was prevailingthey were prevailing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had prevailedwe had prevailed
you had prevailedyou had prevailed
he/she/it had prevailedthey had prevailed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been prevailingwe had been prevailing
you had been prevailingyou had been prevailing
he/she/it had been prevailingthey had been prevailing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will prevailwe shall/will prevail
you will prevailyou will prevail
he/she/it will prevailthey will prevail
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be prevailingwe shall/will be prevailing
you will be prevailingyou will be prevailing
he/she/it will be prevailingthey will be prevailing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have prevailedwe shall/will have prevailed
you will have prevailedyou will have prevailed
he/she/it will have prevailedthey will have prevailed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been prevailingwe shall/will have been prevailing
you will have been prevailingyou will have been prevailing
he/she/it will have been prevailingthey will have been prevailing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would prevailwe should/would prevail
you would prevailyou would prevail
he/she/it would prevailthey would prevail
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be prevailingwe should/would be prevailing
you would be prevailingyou would be prevailing
he/she/it would be prevailingthey would be prevailing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have prevailedwe should/would have prevailed
you would have prevailedyou would have prevailed
he/she/it would have prevailedthey would have prevailed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been prevailingwe should/would have been prevailing
you would have been prevailingyou would have been prevailing
he/she/it would have been prevailingthey would have been prevailing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am prevailedwe are prevailed
you are prevailedyou are prevailed
he/she/it is prevailedthey are prevailed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being prevailedwe are being prevailed
you are being prevailedyou are being prevailed
he/she/it is being prevailedthey are being prevailed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been prevailedwe have been prevailed
you have been prevailedyou have been prevailed
he/she/it has been prevailedthey have been prevailed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was prevailedwe were prevailed
you were prevailedyou were prevailed
he/she/it was prevailedthey were prevailed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being prevailedwe were being prevailed
you were being prevailedyou were being prevailed
he/she/it was being prevailedthey were being prevailed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been prevailedwe had been prevailed
you had been prevailedyou had been prevailed
he/she/it had been prevailedthey had been prevailed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be prevailedwe shall/will be prevailed
you will be prevailedyou will be prevailed
he/she/it will be prevailedthey will be prevailed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been prevailedwe shall/will have been prevailed
you will have been prevailedyou will have been prevailed
he/she/it will have been prevailedthey will have been prevailed