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prevails (on or upon)

verb
present tense third-person singular of prevail (on or upon)

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to cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action by using arguments or earnest requests
  • we prevailed on him to sing in front of all his friends

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“Prevails (on or upon).” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prevails%20(on%20or%20upon). Accessed 27 January 2020.

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