Sober and muted colors including shades of gray, one described in a local paper as ‘Battleship,’ were prevalent.
The most prevalent cause of crashes now is “loss of control.”
This perception bodes ill for changing the generally negative perceptions of the US now prevalent in much of the Arab world.
early 15c., "having great power or force," from Latin praevalentem (nominative praevalens) "of superior strength; mighty," present participle of praevalere "to be more able" (see prevail). Meaning "extensively existing, in general use" is from 1650s.