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Synonyms for prevention
prɪˈvɛn ʃənpre·ven·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prevention

    Synonyms:
    denial, hindrance, objection, opposition, prohibition, refusal, resistance

    Antonyms:
    allowance, authority, authorization, consent, leave, liberty, license, permission, permit

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  1. prevention

    Synonyms:
    obstruction, stoppage, interruption, hinderance

    Antonyms:
    help, aid, succor, acceleration

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prevention, barnoun

    the act of preventing

    "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"

    Synonyms:
    measure, taproom, stripe, bar, streak, legal community, legal profession, saloon, cake, ginmill, barroom

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  1. preventionnoun

    Synonyms:
    obstruction, stoppage, hinderance, interruption

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. preventionnoun

    Synonyms:
    obstruction, thwarting, interruption, hindrance, preclusion, obviation, interception

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How to use prevention in a sentence?

  1. Richard Isaacson:

    While this was a longer-term study, these results parallel findings from our clinical research in the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic, where people who made dietary and other lifestyle changes showed cognitive improvements in 18 months, future studies will help to clarify how long a person needs to make a dietary change before seeing an impact on cognitive outcomes.

  2. Jody Rabhan:

    To move our collective agenda forward, we need to be in communication and relationship with one another -- no matter how complex it may be. This leads to stronger partnerships and outcomes. What unites us is far greater than what divides us -- the fight for reproductive rights, health, and access ; civil rights ; gun violence prevention ; and a fair and independent judiciary ; among so many pressing issues our country is facing.

  3. Crisanto Rudzö Tseremeywá:

    I would like Jair Bolsonaro to stop talking stupid nonsense. The doctors have to prescribe, not the President, with this fascist, anti-indigenous, anti-poor government, it did not take prevention seriously. It did not prepare, ignoring that the government is by the people, for the people.

  4. Victoria Davis:

    The discontinued curriculum guide was a short-lived initiative designed to provide educators with current information on vaping products in general to supplement existing tobacco prevention education, juul Labs stopped distribution in response to feedback from those who thought Juul Labs efforts were being misunderstood.

  5. Peter Jay Hotez:

    Unfortunately, we do not have good antiviral drugs for any of these [viruses]. That makes prevention even more important.

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