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1. prevention

noun. ['priːˈvɛnʃən'] the act of preventing.

Synonyms

  • forestalling
  • prophylaxis
  • preclusion
  • stifling
  • bar
  • suppression
  • debarment
  • save
  • crushing
  • quelling
  • hindrance
  • hinderance
  • non-proliferation
  • interference
  • disqualification
  • nonproliferation
  • averting
  • interception

Antonyms

  • cold
  • free
  • allow
  • permit

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Words that Rhyme with Prevention

  • misapprehension
  • comprehension
  • condescension
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  • hypotension
  • hypertension
  • apprehension
  • suspension
  • pretension
  • extension
  • convention
  • contention
  • retention
  • laurentian
  • invention
  • dissension
  • dimension
  • detention
  • attention
  • ascension
  • tension
  • pension
  • mention
  • henschen
  • gentian

Example sentences of the word prevention


1. Noun, singular or mass
You will need a monthly flea prevention product to stop the flea cycle.

Quotes containing the word prevention


1. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
- Benjamin Franklin

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