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prevailing

(Current), adjective abundant, accepted, accustomary, accustomed, all-embracing, bourgeois, catholic, characteristic, colloquial, common, commonplace, comprehensive, conformable, contemporary, conventional, current, customary, diffuse, dominant, epidemic, everyday, extensive, familiar, frequent, general, generally accepted, global, habitual, in vogue, latest, normal, pandemic, popular, predominant, prevalent, rampant, regular, rife, stock, sweeping, typical, universal, up-to-date, usual, vernacular, well-known, widely accepted, widespread, wonted, workaday, worldwide
Associated concepts: prevailing conditions, prevailing rate, prevailing rate of interest

prevailing

(Having superior force), adjective authoritative, chief, commanding, conquering, defeating, determining, directing, dominant, effective, effectual, efficacious, forceful, governing, heading, hegemonic, hegemonical, influential, leading, mighty, moving, operative, overcoming, overruling, persuasive, potent, powerful, predominant, preponderant, preponderating, puissant, ruling, strong, successful, supreme, triumphal, triumphant, unvanquished, victorious, weighty, winning
Associated concepts: prevailing party
See also: accustomed, cardinal, coercion, common, compulsion, conventional, convincing, current, customary, dominant, familiar, force, forcible, general, influential, leading, master, ordinary, orthodox, outstanding, popular, potent, powerful, predominant, prevalent, prime, principal, regular, rife, successful, typical, usual
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First, it is important to note what prevailing wage means in relation to the size of the overall workforce.
Procedural And Pleading Issues Surrounding The Recovery Of Prevailing Party Attorneys' Fees (1)
Forty-six percent of the prevailing wages for non-union workers were based on wages reported 10 or more years ago.
Without the application of prevailing wage, a substantial amount of money was saved for the taxpayers.
Code [section] 276) is the federal prevailing wage statute, requiring that contractors on federal construction projects must pay at least the wages and benefits found to be "prevailing for the corresponding classes of labors and mechanics" employed.
Collective bargaining agreements and past wage agreements by local governments with labor organizations are typical means to determine the prevailing wage rates.
Although the Florida Securities and Investor Protection Act provides for prevailing party attorneys' fees for claims brought pursuant to that act, the Florida Arbitration Code does not empower the arbitration panel to award attorneys' fees.
Current California law requires that prevailing wages be paid on publicly funded and managed public works, such as highway construction, schools, fire stations, water-treatment plants, sewer systems and other recognizably public facilities.
In most tax litigation cases, a prevailing party may recover reasonable administrative and litigation costs.
Medical practice evolved historically in response to prevailing ideology and serious professional concerns.
But Minkowitz thinks it/s an erotic crime and has every right to say so, even if she thereby contravenes the prevailing orthodoxy.