prevention[ pri-ven-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF prevention
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PREVENTION
The whole of life may be directed to their prevention or cure.
"Prevention is better than cure," is the motto of these Centres.
Such a measure could not be "for their benefit and comfort," or for "the prevention of injuries and oppression."
The method of prevention for this disease is almost entirely vaccination.
No peril of the deep was unforeseen, no ounce of prevention unprovided.
This was almost ineffective, however, in the prevention of race admixture.
Other methods of prevention are to be found in these bulletins.
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, ii, 20; v, 123.
We hear of the prevention of unemployment, the removal of the bugbear of "losing the job."
Prevention here is not only better than cure, but often all that is possible.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PREVENTION
- civil disobedience