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a report on the economic conditions prevailing in the country
A friendly atmosphere prevailed among the crowds in the park.
We hope that common sense will prevail and an agreement will soon be reached.
In the end, the Chinese view prevailed.
The centre-left coalition is expected to prevail in next month's election.
The Italian team eventually prevailed over Russia 45 – 43.
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