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  • prevailing — I (current) adjective abundant, accepted, accustomary, accustomed, all embracing, bourgeois, catholic, characteristic, colloquial, common, commonplace, comprehensive, conformable, contemporary, conventional, current, customary, diffuse, dominant …   Law dictionary

  • prevailing — pre‧vail‧ing [prɪˈveɪlɪŋ] adjective [only before a noun] existing at a particular time or in a particular situation; = CURRENT: • The prevailing economic conditions have had a serious impact on our operations. • The shares will be bought at… …   Financial and business terms

  • prevailing — pre|vail|ing [ prı veılıŋ ] adjective only before noun * existing at a particular time or in a particular place: The prevailing market conditions are not favorable to small investors. a. prevailing attitudes or types of behavior are the ones that …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • prevailing */ — UK [prɪˈveɪlɪŋ] / US adjective [only before noun] a) existing at a particular time or in a particular place The prevailing market conditions are not favourable to small investors. b) prevailing attitudes or types of behaviour are the ones that… …   English dictionary

  • prevailing — pre|vail|ing [prıˈveılıŋ] adj [only before noun] 1.) existing or accepted in a particular place or at a particular time = ↑current ▪ The prevailing mood of public opinion remained hostile. ▪ the prevailing economic conditions in Northern Ireland… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • conditions — noun 1. the prevailing context that influences the performance or the outcome of a process there were wide variations in the conditions of observation • Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form • Hypernyms: ↑context, ↑circumstance, ↑setting …   Useful english dictionary

  • visual meteorological conditions — Weather conditions in which visual flight rules apply. It is expressed in terms of visibility, ceiling height, and aircraft clearance from clouds along the path of flight. When these criteria do not exist, instrument meteorological conditions… …   Aviation dictionary

  • meteorological conditions — noun the prevailing environmental conditions as they influence the prediction of weather (Freq. 2) • Hypernyms: ↑environmental condition …   Useful english dictionary

  • Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …   Universalium

  • TAKKANOT — (Heb. תַּקָּנוֹת pl.; sing. תַּקָּנָה). This article is arranged according to the following outline: definition and substance legislation in the halakhah nature of halakhic legislation rules of legislation role of the public annulment of takkanot …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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