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From prae- (before) +‎ valeō (be able or powerful).



praevaleō (present infinitive praevalēre, perfect active praevaluī, supine praevalitum); second conjugation

  1. I am very able or more able; I am superior, prevail.
    Magna est veritas et praevalebit
    Great is the truth and it shall prevail
  2. (law) I am settled or established.


   Conjugation of praevaleo (second conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praevaleō praevalēs praevalet praevalēmus praevalētis praevalent
imperfect praevalēbam praevalēbās praevalēbat praevalēbāmus praevalēbātis praevalēbant
future praevalēbō praevalēbis praevalēbit praevalēbimus praevalēbitis praevalēbunt
perfect praevaluī praevaluistī praevaluit praevaluimus praevaluistis praevaluērunt, praevaluēre
pluperfect praevalueram praevaluerās praevaluerat praevaluerāmus praevaluerātis praevaluerant
future perfect praevaluerō praevalueris praevaluerit praevaluerimus praevalueritis praevaluerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praevaleam praevaleās praevaleat praevaleāmus praevaleātis praevaleant
imperfect praevalērem praevalērēs praevalēret praevalērēmus praevalērētis praevalērent
perfect praevaluerim praevaluerīs praevaluerit praevaluerīmus praevaluerītis praevaluerint
pluperfect praevaluissem praevaluissēs praevaluisset praevaluissēmus praevaluissētis praevaluissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praevalē praevalēte
future praevalētō praevalētō praevalētōte praevalentō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives praevalēre praevaluisse praevalitūrus esse
participles praevalēns praevalitūrus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
praevalēre praevalendī praevalendō praevalendum praevalitum praevalitū

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