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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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(16) Servicios Comerciales Andinos, S.A., 145 F.3d at 480-481; see also San Lucio, S.r.l., 2009 WL 1010981 (applying the American rule on attorneys' fees to ensure a predictable and uniform result and not the Italian prevailing party attorneys' fee statutes because of their complexity and unpredictability on the issue of the recoverability of attorneys' fees).
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.
An official of the division told auditors the revision must proceed cautiously because of the "significant cost implications" in setting prevailing wages.
For many non-profits the costs of insurance and workmen's compensation make it difficult for them to offer deconstruction jobs with a livable wage, much less a prevailing wage.
He found that in parts of north-central Alaska, the lakes point almost parallel to the prevailing winds, not perpendicular to them--a strike against wind-spawned currents as the major cause of lake growth.
Rael is not only critical of those historians who have been conditioned to consider evidence primarily from folk traditions; he is also disapproving of scholars attempting to fit the ideology of black protest thought into the prevailing integration/separation and assimilation/nationalism paradigms.
Skylines are monuments as well as products of the prevailing culture.
In most tax litigation cases, a prevailing party may recover reasonable administrative and litigation costs.
In a subsequent newsletter GLAAD accused Minkowitz of coming "dangerously close to asserting a `homosexual panic' defense for this crime by framing gay bashing as an erotic crime." But Minkowitz thinks it/s an erotic crime and has every right to say so, even if she thereby contravenes the prevailing orthodoxy.