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Ubiquity vs Prevalent - What's the difference?

ubiquity | prevalent |

As a noun ubiquity

is (uncountable) the state or quality of being, or appearing to be, everywhere at once; actual or perceived omnipresence.

As a verb prevalent is

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As an adjective prevalent is

prevalent.

ubiquity

Noun

  • (uncountable) The state or quality of being, or appearing to be, everywhere at once; actual or perceived omnipresence.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-26, author=(Leo Hickman)
  • , volume=189, issue=7, page=26, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= How algorithms rule the world , passage=The use of algorithms in policing is one example of their increasing influence on our lives. And, as their ubiquity spreads, so too does the debate around whether we should allow ourselves to become so reliant on them – and who, if anyone, is policing their use.}}
  • (countable, sciences) Anything that is found to be ubiquitous within a specified area.
  • Antonyms

    * uniquity

    prevalent

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Widespread or preferred.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-03
  • , author=David S. Senchina , title=Athletics and Herbal Supplements , volume=101, issue=2, page=134 , magazine= citation , passage=Athletes' use of herbal supplements has skyrocketed in the past two decades. At the top of the list of popular herbs are echinacea and ginseng, whereas garlic, St. John's wort, soybean, ephedra and others are also surging in popularity or have been historically prevalent .}}
  • Superior in frequency or dominant.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-22, volume=407, issue=8841, page=70, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Engineers of a different kind , passage=Private-equity nabobs bristle at being dubbed mere financiers.

    Synonyms

    * (l)

    See also

    * prevalently * prevalence

    References

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