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Once, when occupying a cell in near a phone, I saw the suicide prevention protocols in action.

In 2005, the company got a call from a new, unexpected client: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has repeatedly noted, Ebola is not transferred through air.

Since the 10th century, Bulgaria has practiced varying forms of prevention to keep vampires from coming back to life.

The NFL is now requiring violence prevention education and training for all players and staff.

The prevention of this evil, therefore, was an object which a reformed house of commons was especially bound to secure.

Hence the only safe, as well as the only advantageous way out of this confusion is to go forward on the Principle of Prevention.

The important practical question is the prevention of the fulfilment of the morbid impulse during these impressionable years.

Prevention consists in cutting the roots; not feeding them when the animals are very hungry, and not disturbing them while eating.

Thus was the metropolis happily preserved; but the bloody part of the intended tragedy was past prevention.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prevention, such as: avoidance, blockage, determent, forestalling, halt, and hindrance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.