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adjective as in able to be averted

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Sticking RNA-based vaccines in the blast freezer prevents such enzymes from tearing apart the RNA and rendering the vaccine inert.

Public health experts are raising alarms about a study that some conservatives claim reveals that masks are ineffective at preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus.

The number of new cases had decreased over the weekend, Rooks said, but the number grew again early this week, which prevented the Terps from returning to practice.

The lawsuit is a last-ditch effort to prevent her own deportation.

Unlike traditional computers, which allow software to be downloaded from websites, iPhones are locked down to prevent that installation method.

Infectious diseases are (a) infectious and (b) preventable with a simple shot.

Tragically, as we deliberate, another day of preventable carnage will come and go.

Currently, outbreaks of vaccine-preventable illnesses are limited in scope.

Overdose deaths have now become the leading cause of preventable death in the United States.

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control ranks the potentially preventable deaths across all 50 states.

Much of the damage is preventable through properly constructed boxes.

Symptoms unfavourable, and ultimate collapse preventable only by speedy change of scene.

But the black fogs of London are mist soaked with preventable coal smoke; their evils have been recognised from the first.

Hence, from various preventable causes, the vast numbers of young unmarried women crowding public places of resort.

Imperfect lighting of rooms in which children study or play is one of the chief among these preventable causes.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preventable, such as: avertible, avoidable, escapable, stoppable, correctable, and curable.

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