Definition of prevention
: the act of preventing or hindering
Examples of prevention in a sentence
Exercise and diet play a role in the prevention of heart disease.
good crowd control is crucial to the prevention of riots
First Known Use of prevention
PREVENTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prevention for English Language Learners
: the act or practice of stopping something bad from happening : the act of preventing something
PREVENTION Defined for Kids
Definition of prevention for Students
: the act or practice of keeping something from happening the prevention of fires
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