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prevalence

[′prev·ə·ləns]
(genetics)
The frequency with which a medical condition is found in specific population at a specific time.
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Partly cloudy and relatively cold skies are expected to prevail on Friday as temperature is expected to slightly rise, yet remaining about 4-6 Celsius below seasonal average.
If Owner, in connection with the foregoing or in connection with any default by Tenant in the covenant to pay rent hereunder, makes any expenditure or incurs any obligations for the payment of money, including but not limited to reasonable attorneys' fees, in instituting, prosecuting or defending any action or proceeding, and prevails in any such action or proceeding, then Tenant will reimburse Owner for such sums so paid or obligations incurred with interest and costs.
Examples of these forward-looking statements include statements concerning: the potential for PR001 to transform the lives of patients with Parkinson's disease; the timing of initiation of Prevail's Phase 1/2 clinical trial of PR001 and the potential advantages of FDA's Fast track designation.
Sunny weather will prevail over the Black Sea with temporary increases in cloudiness but without significant rainfall.
Moderate to rough seas will prevail over the seaboards of Northern Luzon and the western seaboards of Central and Southern Luzon in the next 24 hours, Pagasa said.
Thunderstorms will prevail, bringing partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers over Visayas and Mindanao.
Proceeds of the financing will be used to advance development of Prevail's pipeline of novel gene therapy programmes.
However, very cold weather conditions are likely to prevail in Northern areas, Malakand and Quetta divisions.
Dense foggy conditions are likely to prevail over plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh during night and morning hours.
If any agency of the state or any county, municipality, or political subdivision of the state is authorized pursuant to this section to provide an attorney to defend a civil action arising from a complaint for damages or injury suffered as a result of any act or omission of action of any of its officers, employees, or agents and fails to provide such attorney, such agency, county, municipality, or political subdivision shall reimburse any such defendant who prevails in the action for court costs and reasonable attorney's fees.
"Jack, as my lawyer, you're telling me that we've spent three years and a million and a half in fees and costs, prevailed at trial and on appeal, and the other side has to pay $20,000 in 'costs,' but has no responsibility to pay my attorneys' fees?
Mainly sunny and clear skies are expected to prevail on Wednesday and temperature is anticipated to further slightly rise.