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synonyms for prevention

  • avoidance
  • blockage
  • determent
  • halt
  • hindrance
  • impediment
  • inhibitor
  • interception
  • interruption
  • obstacle
  • obstruction
  • prohibition
  • stoppage
  • thwarting
  • deterence
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antonyms for prevention

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  • aid
  • assistance
  • clearance
  • continuation
  • go
  • help
  • promotion
  • start
  • support
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How to use prevention in a sentence

In 2018, the state passed a law dedicating $1 billion over five years to wildfire prevention.
SUPPRESSING FIRES HAS FAILED. HERE’S WHAT CALIFORNIA NEEDS TO DO INSTEAD.JAMES TEMPLESEPTEMBER 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Social justice and progress are the absolute guarantors of riot prevention.
KENOSHA’S LOOTING IS A SYMPTOM OF A DECREPIT DEMOCRACYAARON ROSS COLEMANSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
Stop the smells before they startYour grandmother may have covered this one when you were young, but in case you need a reminder, keep in mind that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
WORKING OUT AT HOME? HERE’S HOW TO KEEP YOUR HOUSE FROM SMELLING LIKE A GYM.HARRY GUINNESSSEPTEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Above all, workers shouldn’t put themselves in the direct line of danger, according to the federal agency that usually focuses on disease prevention.
SLAPPING, CHOKING, KICKING: THE CDC HAS SOME INTERESTING WORKPLACE WARNINGS FOR DEALING WITH ANGRY CUSTOMERSLEE CLIFFORDAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
According to one recent contract I obtained, customers must “use the system only for the detection, prevention, and investigation of crimes and terrorism and ensure the system will not be used for human rights violations.”
INSIDE NSO, ISRAEL’S BILLION-DOLLAR SPYWARE GIANTTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In March 2017, for instance, an engineering firm hired to assess the building concluded, according to NBC 7, the power system, HVAC system and fire prevention system were all in need of complete overhauls.
MORNING REPORT: LOCAL PENSION FUNDS SCRAPED BY IN THE PANDEMICVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJULY 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Their experiences show just how different countries’ approaches to infection prevention are, and the practices that may become a new normal.
THREE TALES OF WHAT IT’S LIKE TO TRAVEL INTERNATIONALLY RIGHT NOWALEXANDRA OSSOLAJULY 15, 2020QUARTZ
“Social justice and progress are the absolute guarantors of riot prevention,” King said.
A JUSTIFICATION FOR UNREST? LOOK NO FURTHER THAN THE BIBLE AND THE FOUNDING FATHERSLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 11, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Nursing homes are required to maintain infection prevention protocols to prevent the spread of infectious diseases into and within their facilities.
FAILURE TO COUNT COVID-19 NURSING HOME DEATHS COULD DRAMATICALLY SKEW US NUMBERSLGBTQ-EDITORAPRIL 27, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The prevention of this evil, therefore, was an object which a reformed house of commons was especially bound to secure.
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WORDS RELATED TO PREVENTION

  • blockage
  • cessation
  • check
  • checking
  • delay
  • end
  • halt
  • hindrance
  • inhibition
  • interruption
  • obstruction
  • prevention
  • restraining
  • restraint
  • stalling
  • stay
  • staying
  • stoppage
  • suppression
  • suspension
  • absention
  • circumvention
  • delay
  • departure
  • dodge
  • dodging
  • elusion
  • escape
  • escapism
  • eschewal
  • evasion
  • flight
  • forbearance
  • nonparticipation
  • parry
  • passive resistance
  • prevention
  • recession
  • recoil
  • restraint
  • retreat
  • run-around
  • self-restraint
  • shunning
  • steering clear of
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