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Prevarication

prɪˌvær.ɪˈkeɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Prevarication:

noun

The fact of avoiding telling the truth or saying exactly what you think

Usage examples:

All my attempts to question the authorities on the subject were met by prevarication., it was his p…

Meanings of Prevaricative:

adjective

Characterized by or tending to prevarication; untruthful; evasive.

Meanings of Prevaricatory:

adjective

Characterized by prevarication; untruthful; evasive, equivocating.

Meanings of Prevenience:

noun

The fact or condition of being prevenient; an instance of this; an act of anticipation or forethought.

Prevenient

prɪˈviːnɪənt

Meanings of Prevenient:

adjective

Preceding in time or order; antecedent.

Usage examples:

The prevenient eighteenth century justice system

Meanings of Preveniently:

adverb

In anticipation, in advance; beforehand, previously.

Prevent

prɪˈvent

Meanings of Prevent:

verb

Keep (something) from happening.

Usage examples:

Action must be taken to prevent further accidents

Preventable

prɪˈvɛntəb(ə)l

Meanings of Preventable:

adjective

Able to be prevented or avoided.

Usage examples:

Many of these ailments are preventable

Preventative

prɪˈven.tə.tɪv

Meanings of Preventative:

adjective

Designed to keep something undesirable such as illness or harm from occurring; preventive.

Usage examples:

A number of preventative measures are required
noun

A medicine or other treatment designed to prevent disease or ill health.

Usage examples:

There are lots of proposed jet lag remedies and preventatives

Preventatives

prɪˈvɛntətɪv

Meanings of Preventatives:

noun

A medicine or other treatment designed to prevent disease or ill health.

Usage examples:

There are lots of proposed jet lag remedies and preventatives
adjective

Designed to keep something undesirable such as illness or harm from occurring; preventive.

Usage examples:

A number of preventative measures are required

Prevented

prɪˈvent

Meanings of Prevented:

verb

Keep (something) from happening.

Usage examples:

Action must be taken to prevent further accidents

Meanings of Preventer:

noun

A person or thing that prevents something.

Usage examples:

A power-surge preventer

Meanings of Preventible:

adjective

Able to be prevented or avoided.

Usage examples:

Many of these ailments are preventable

Preventing

prɪˈvent

Meanings of Preventing:

verb

Keep (something) from happening.

Usage examples:

Action must be taken to prevent further accidents

Prevention

prɪˈven.ʃən

Meanings of Prevention:

noun

The action of stopping something from happening or arising.

Usage examples:

Crime prevention

Meanings of Preventionism:

noun

A policy of prevention.

Meanings of Preventionist:

noun

A person who favours or advocates a policy of prevention. also with modifying word designating the thing (to be) prevented.

Preventive

prɪˈven.tɪv

Meanings of Preventive:

adjective

Designed to keep something undesirable such as illness or harm from occurring.

Usage examples:

Preventive medicine
noun

A medicine or other treatment designed to prevent disease or ill health.

Usage examples:

Quinine was used as a malaria preventive

Preventive-medicine

prɪˈven.tɪv

Meanings of Preventive-medicine:

adjective

Intended to stop something before ...

Preventively

prɪˈven.tɪv.li

Meanings of Preventively:

adverb

In a way that is intended to stop something before it can happen

Usage examples:

You can use eyedrops preventively, before activities that typically cause your eyes to dry., the na…

Preventives

prɪˈvɛntɪv

Meanings of Preventives:

noun

A medicine or other treatment designed to prevent disease or ill health.

Usage examples:

Quinine was used as a malaria preventive
adjective

Designed to keep something undesirable such as illness or harm from occurring.

Usage examples:

Preventive medicine

Meanings of Preventorium:

noun

An institution where preventive care is given to people at risk from disease, especially tuberculosis.

Meanings of Preventoriums:

noun

An institution where preventive care is given to people at risk from disease, especially tuberculosis.

Prevents

prɪˈvent

Meanings of Prevents:

verb

Keep (something) from happening.

Usage examples:

Action must be taken to prevent further accidents

Meanings of Preverb:

noun

A particle or prefix preceding the stem of a verb.

adjective

Usually with hyphen. occurring or positioned before a verb.

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