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adjective as in kept from happening


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By creating these custom firewalls, her company is able to place security in front of the device preventing a hacker from using it as a vehicle to get on the network.

Having to resort to such hocus-pocus has prevented us from proving that the theory of quantum electrodynamics is mathematically self-consistent.

This “treatment” can include prescribed burns set under controlled conditions—ideally, spaced out geographically and across the year to prevent overwhelming communities with smoke.

If you’re experiencing minor pain or are simply trying to prevent back problems in the future, the recommendations so far may be all you need.

The right Android and iOS shortcut might prevent you from missing your train by helping you send that email faster.

Sometimes, a tech glitch means you are prevented from looking at other users.

What hurts the most about your death is that it could have been prevented.

"I think this all could've been prevented if they just listened to the 25,000 people who marched last week," Alvarez said.

The culture of solidarity for teachers as workers prevented acknowledging some teachers as more accomplished than others.

Sudan has been plagued by years of political instability, which has prevented tourism from gaining traction.

Even then the Prime Minister was with difficulty prevented from bowling during forbidden hours.

“Akhab Khan prevented those Shia dogs from shooting you and Mayne-sahib,” went on the low murmur.

This he was prevented from doing by Nabal's wife, who came out to meet David with fine presents and fine words.

On the way he told Sam of the “swell visitors” to the garret, whom Laidlaw had prevented him from going back to see.

An absence of ducats, coupled with the necessity of getting my handicap down to ten, has prevented my speaking ere this.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prevented, such as: blocked, interrupted, stopped, and interfered with.

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