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  • Prevailed — Prevail Pre*vail , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prevailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prevailing}.] [F. pr[ e]valoir, OF. prevaleir, L. praevalere; prae before + valere to be strong, able, or worth. See {Valiant}.] 1. To overcome; to gain the victory or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prevailed — pre·vail || prɪ veɪl v. win, succeed; overcome, surpass, prove superior; predominate, rule, reign …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cooler heads prevailed — sensible people spoke, violence was avoided    There was nearly a riot, but cooler heads prevailed …   English idioms

  • silence prevailed — silence was predominant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tennis — /ten is/, n. a game played on a rectangular court by two players or two pairs of players equipped with rackets, in which a ball is driven back and forth over a low net that divides the court in half. Cf. lawn tennis. See illus. under racket2.… …   Universalium

  • Equine influenza — (Horse flu) refers to varieties of Influenzavirus A that are endemic in horses. Horse flu viruses were first isolated in 1956. There are two main types of virus called equine 1 (H7N7) which commonly affects horse heart muscle and equine 2 (H3N8)… …   Wikipedia

  • New York state elections, 2010 — Elections in New York Federal offices Presidential elections 1996 · 2000 · 2004  …   Wikipedia

  • Tennis male players statistics — Professional tennis before the start of the open era Before the start of the open era in 1968, the professional circuit was much less popular than the traditional amateur circuit. For example, Wimbledon in 1957 was a success despite its being an… …   Wikipedia

  • United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …   Universalium

  • baseball — /bays bawl /, n. 1. a game of ball between two nine player teams played usually for nine innings on a field that has as a focal point a diamond shaped infield with a home plate and three other bases, 90 ft. (27 m) apart, forming a circuit that… …   Universalium

  • France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …   Universalium

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