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I get the following error when trying to compile a presentation that compiled fine before:

! Undefined control sequence.
<argument> .../enumerate \beameritemnestingprefix 
                                              body end
 l.13     \end{frame}

The presentation was created with TexLive 2013 (where it still compiles - just tested it). Currently I am using TexLive 2017.

A MWE is the following

\documentclass{beamer} 
\usepackage{paralist}
\begin{document}
    \begin{frame}
        \frametitle{MWE}
        \begin{itemize}
            \item first item
        \end{itemize}
   \end{frame}
\end{document}

As can be seen, no enumerates are present in the example and the error persists.

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    Beamer heavily redefines list environments to make aware of overlays etc. Therefore beamer is not compatible with packages like enumitem, paralist etc. – user36296 Nov 24 '18 at 14:03
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The solution to the problem, which cost me some time to figure out in a more complex presentation, is removing the

\usepackage{paralist}

After removing this package the presentation compiles again.

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