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synonyms for preventative

  • precaution
  • preventive
  • protection
  • remedy
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  • injury
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How to use preventative in a sentence

The observed decrease in older adults is likely due to preventive screening, which is recommended and advocated for people over 50 and has been undertaken by a larger fraction of the population.
CHADWICK BOSEMAN’S DEATH FROM COLORECTAL CANCER UNDERSCORES AN ALARMING INCREASE IN CASES AMONG YOUNGER ADULTS AS WELL AS HEALTH GAPS FOR AFRICAN AMERICANSLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 2, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Small wonder California’s fire ethos has much more in common with a field surgeon wielding a bone saw than a preventive medicine specialist with a tray full of vaccines.
THEY KNOW HOW TO PREVENT MEGAFIRES. WHY WON’T ANYBODY LISTEN?BY ELIZABETH WEILAUGUST 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
Smartphones, laptops, smart watches, tablets, and smart speakers track vocal patterns and detect changes in health, enabling preventive, proactive self-care.
5 COMPANIES THAT WANT TO TRACK YOUR EMOTIONSJAKEMETHAUGUST 22, 2020FORTUNE
The government’s own figures say there were 5,116 “preventive arrests,” but campaigners do not believe this accounts for everybody.
HOW INDIA BECAME THE WORLD’S LEADER IN INTERNET SHUTDOWNSKATIE MCLEANAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
While ambulances are useful in a pandemic, “we realized there was the option to help with preventive measures,” says Emily Young ’18, the organization’s cofounder and executive director.
TACKLING COVIDTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
At times people are taken out for profilaktika, or “preventive measures.”
MISERY IN MINSKEUGENE ROBINSONAUGUST 18, 2020OZY
I believe, my dear friends, that I have given you a sufficient preventative against all these follies.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
Pieces of consecrated bread carried home and preserved is a preventative against the bite of a mad dog.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
The only real preventative is to arrange that the men do not remain deep in mud or cold water for prolonged periods.
1914JOHN FRENCH, VISCOUNT OF YPRES
From here we were to take tea in the boiler to certain regiments, tea with wine in it as preventative against cholera.
THE DARK FORESTHUGH WALPOLE
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WORDS RELATED TO PREVENTATIVE

  • bactericide
  • detergent
  • disinfectant
  • germicide
  • preservative
  • preventative
  • preventive
  • prophylactic
  • purifier
  • sterilizer
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