The adjective prevalent means something that exists very commonly or happens often.

Synonyms are widespread, normal, prevailing, or rampant.

The word origins from Latin (early 15th century) praevalentem meaning “of superior strength, mighty”, present participle of praevalere meaning “to be more able”. It comes from prae meaning “before” plus valere meaning “have power, be strong”. The meaning “extensively existing, in general use” is from 1650s.

Cyber crimes continue to be prevalent worldwide.

These species are prevalent in that country.

Newborn deaths were especially prevalent in the far-flung areas.