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synonyms for preventive

  • precautionary
  • defending
  • defensive
  • protective
See also synonyms for: preventives
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The study is another troubling indicator of the preventive medical care that children as well as adults in the United States haven’t received since the start of the pandemic.
NEARLY HALF A MILLION U.S. CHILDREN MISSED OUT ON LEAD TESTS IN EARLY 2020AIMEE CUNNINGHAMFEBRUARY 4, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
As you grow older, some preventive medical tests can actually be skipped
ARE THE CORONAVIRUS VACCINES SAFE FOR SOMEONE WITH CANCER, DEMENTIA OR MS?JUDITH GRAHAMJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some boast style features but aren’t equipped with preventive damage options.
THE BEST HAIR DRYER: GET A SALON-WORTHY BLOWOUT AT HOMECARSEN JOENKJANUARY 22, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In the meantime, it will be important to continue standard preventive measures, including social distancing, wearing face masks, washing hands and following other official guidance.
WHEN CAN CHILDREN GET THE COVID-19 VACCINE? 5 QUESTIONS PARENTS ARE ASKINGLGBTQ-EDITORDECEMBER 13, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Being consistent with both treatment and preventive measures is key, she says.
MASK UP WITHOUT BREAKING OUT. HERE’S HOW TO PREVENT PANDEMIC ACNE.SANDRA GUTIERREZ G.DECEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The Utah State Board of Health recommended that “the vaccine should be used by everybody as a preventive measure,” as it “renders the subject absolutely immune from influenza.”
HISTORY REMINDS US THAT VACCINES ALONE DON’T END PANDEMICSE. THOMAS EWINGNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Once a month, both pets and people can get free preventive health care.
WHEN PHYSICIANS AND VETERINARIANS TEAM UP, ALL SPECIES BENEFITLIZ DEVITTNOVEMBER 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Business processes were forcefully shut down as a preventive measure to stop the pandemic earlier this year and the same has reflected in paid advertising, digital marketing strategies, and brands’ social media reputation management efforts.
POST-COVID-19 STRATEGY TO RESTORE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA REPUTATIONBIRBAHADUR KATHAYATSEPTEMBER 30, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Thus if a man threatened to fill up your well because it stood, as he claimed, on his land, you had no preventive remedy at law.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
It is usual to have recourse to this valuable invention only when disease is actually existing—as a preventive, it is neglected.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PREVENTIVE

  • antitoxin
  • antivenin
  • corrective
  • counteractant
  • counteragent
  • countermeasure
  • counterstep
  • cure
  • medicine
  • negator
  • neutralizer
  • nullifier
  • preventive
  • remedy
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