Widespread, not enough

prevalent
(adj)
PRE-vǝ-lǝnt
Meaning

1. dominant

1st Sample Sentence

1. During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, democracy became the prevalent form of government in the West.

2nd Meaning

2. widespread; common

2nd Sample Sentence

2. There is a prevalent misconception that Sanskrit is the mother of all languages.

Root

prae (before)#valere (to be strong, be well, be worth, have power, be able) (Latin)

Mnemonics

talent is not prevalent (comman) among people.

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