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As a means of preventing tooth decay in those cities that do fluoridate, the practice certainly looks like a success.

No one, of course, was “repressing” Klaus or preventing him from “expressing his views,” something he does with abandon.

But just preventing women from being assaulted is not enough.

And it merely delayed the apocalyptic maelstrom that followed rather than preventing it.

Kacinskis also said Putin deserves more credit for his efforts in preventing other countries from going to war in Syria.

This provision also had the effect of preventing the imposition of taxation upon the community by means of railway rates.

Do not dance yourself, when, by so doing, you are preventing a guest from enjoying that pleasure.

The incident serves to show the impossibility of preventing secret correspondence in time of war.

As I ran by the side of the excitable fishers, I urged upon one or two of them the wisdom and duty of preventing a conflict.

There was no change in the policy of preventing relief to paupers not resident within the union.

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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preventing, such as: excessive, exorbitant, preposterous, steep, expensive, and extortionate.

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

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