Synonyms of prevalence


1. prevalence, generality

usage: the quality of prevailing generally; being widespread; "he was surprised by the prevalence of optimism about the future"

2. prevalence, ratio

usage: (epidemiology) the ratio (for a given time period) of the number of occurrences of a disease or event to the number of units at risk in the population

3. preponderance, prevalence, number, figure

usage: a superiority in numbers or amount; "a preponderance of evidence against the defendant"

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