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most generally existing or encountered at a given time

having preeminent significance

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most frequent or common

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Other courts have utilized different choice of law tests for determining whether to apply a foreign prevailing party attorneys' fees such as Section 6 of the Restatement on Conflict of Laws (Second Edition) which evaluates a totality of factors such as: (a) the needs of the interstate and international systems; (b) the relevant policies of the forum; (c) the relevant interests of other interested states and the relative interests of those states in the determination of the particular issues; (d) the protection of justified expectations; (e) the basic policies underlying the particular field of law; (f) certainty, predictability and uniformity of result; and (g) ease in the determination and application of the law to be applied.
The momentary shift of the prevailing winds from easterlies to northeasterlies by Tuesday over Visayas and Mindanao, and by Wednesday over Luzon, will bring moderate to occasional rough sea conditions over the northern and eastern seaboards of the country.
The Davis-Bacon Act is the 1931 federal law that sets prevailing wage rates on public works or public building projects.
The project was bid using prevailing wage rates and a contract was to be awarded for about $340,000.
Are prevailing wage laws a reasonable deviation from our general rule in favor of competition?
The Prevailing Wage Act requires all laborers, workers and mechanics employed by or on behalf of any and all public bodies engaged in public works to be paid a wage of no less than the general prevailing hourly rate.
GAO said agencies, contractors and their employees question many of the department's determinations of prevailing wages.
Deconstruction is very difficult in the context of Davis-Bacon Wage Act requirements that stipulate the use of "prevailing wages" on public work.
Prevailing winds in northern Alaska blow toward the east-northeast, almost perpendicular to the long axes of most of the oriented-thaw lakes.
Y's case involves a further consideration, because he brought his claims under Federal statutes that authorize fee awards to prevailing plaintiffs' attorneys.
The appeals court held that the prisoner was the prevailing party within the meaning of [section] 1988 and the prisoner, who prevailed on appeal, was entitled to attorney fees for the appellate work under the Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA).
As a result, free blacks drew upon the prevailing ideological landscape, fashioning a protest ideology that provided a strategy for challenging racial inequality.
Elsewhere the statement argues, "Islam does not hold that if it is not the prevailing religion of a society, then irreligion must prevail.
These are emotional and atavistic qualities, but making them evident is far more difficult, especially if they are counter to the prevailing culture.
IRS temporary regulations explain when making a qualified offer will result in the taxpayer being a prevailing party for purposes of a recovery of litigation costs.