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Definition of prevents

Prevent
Prevent Pre*vent", v. i. To come before the usual time. [Obs.] Strawberries . . . will prevent and come early. --Bacon.

Meaning of prevents from wikipedia

- blowout preventer (BOP) is a large, specialized valve or similar mechanical device, used to seal, control and monitor oil and gas wells to prevent blowout...
- infections. In 2012, the World Health Organization estimated that vaccination prevents 2.5 million deaths each year. With 100% immunization, and 100% efficacy...
- injury. However, causes of death may also be cl****ified in terms of preventable risk factors—such as smoking, unhealthy diet, ****ual behavior, and reckless...
- HMS Preventer (Z265) was a net laying ship for the Royal Navy during the Second World War acquired from the United States Navy in September 1944 via Lend-Lease...
- The Cameron ram-type blowout preventer was the first successful blowout preventer (BOP) for oil wells. It was developed by James S. Abercrombie and Harry...
- common law offence to dispose of a dead body with intent to obstruct or prevent a coroner's inquest. Burning a body instead of burying it was not illegal...
- Prevent Cancer Foundation (PCF) (formerly the Cancer Research Foundation of America or the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation) is a United States-based...
- A preventer, or jibe-guard, is a mechanical device on a sailing vessel which limits the boom's ability to swing unexpectedly across the boat due to an...
- The International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 (Colregs) are published by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and set out...
- The International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe (also The Luxembourg Forum) — is an international non-governmental organisation uniting...