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  • "I declare here and now", he said, raising his hand and glancing at Gregor’s mother and sister to gain their attention too, "that with regard to the repugnant conditions that prevail in this flat and with this family" — here he looked briefly but decisively at the floor — "I give immediate notice on my room.

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as in: reason will prevail Define
prove superior or win
as in: she prevailed upon him Define
use persuasion -- especially successfully
as in: prevailing attitude Define
most common, powerful, or influential
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