preventingly

adverb
pre·​vent·​ing·​ly

Definition of preventingly

: so as to prevent or hinder

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History and Etymology for preventingly

preventing (present participle of prevent) + -ly

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“Preventingly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preventingly. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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