Definition of Prevent. Meaning of Prevent. Synonyms of Prevent

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Definition of Prevent

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

Meaning of Prevent from wikipedia

- Prevention may refer to: Preventive healthcare, measures to prevent diseases or injuries rather than curing them or treating their symptoms Crime prevention...
- The Prevent Cancer Foundation (PCF) (formerly the Cancer Research Foundation of America or the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation) is a United...
- PReVENT is a European automotive industry activity co-funded by the European Commission to contribute to road safety by developing and demonstrating preventive...
- A gybe preventer, preventer, or jibe-guard, is a mechanical device on a sailing vessel which limits the boom's ability to swing unexpectedly across the...
- The prevent defense is a defensive alignment in American football that s****s to prevent the offense from completing a long p**** or scoring a touchdown...
- A blowout preventer (BOP) (pronounced B-O-P, not "bop") is a specialized valve or similar mechanical device, used to seal, control and monitor oil and...
- vaccine-preventable disease is an infectious disease for which an effective preventive vaccine exists. If a person acquires a vaccine-preventable disease...
- Preventable causes of death are causes of death related to risk factors which could have been avoided. The World Health Organization has traditionally...
- people die of preventable deaths. A 2004 study showed that about half of all deaths in the United States in 2000 were due to preventable behaviors and...
- of preventing disease or infection. Antibiotics, for example, may be administered to patients with disorders of immune system function to prevent bacterial...