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Synonyms for prevention
prɪˈvɛn ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prevention, bar(noun)

    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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prevention

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prevention

    Synonyms:
    obstruction, stoppage, interruption, hinderance

    Antonyms:
    help, aid, succor, acceleration

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prevention(n.)

    Synonyms:
    obstruction, stoppage, hinderance, interruption

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. prevention(n)

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

How to pronounce prevention?

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How to say prevention in sign language?

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How to use prevention in a sentence?

  1. Sharon Inouye:

    I think the providers are so taxed that you're trying to keep the patient alive, during these times of crisis, you're just trying to keep the patient alive. Things like delirium prevention are just like extra credit assignments.

  2. William Marchand:

    Antidepressants are the gold standard for the prevention of relapse of depression.

  3. Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring:

    It is my opinion that these resolutions have no legal effect, it is my further opinion that localities and local constitutional officers cannot nullify state laws and must comply with gun violence prevention measures that the General Assembly may enact.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    Communities can start planning for prevention and mitigation efforts more effectively, and hopefully the other thing that happens is that families and parents join with these doctors and nurses to start putting some pressure on elected officials to try to make something happen to reduce the impacts of climate change.

  5. Federal Prosecutor General Harald Range:

    What worries me is the speed with which people are radicalizing, or being radicalized. We are facing a phenomenon which needs a broad strategy of prevention.


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