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preventative

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of preventative

  1. concerned with or serving to keep something from happening the department in charge of taking preventative measures against international terrorism Synonyms precautionary, preventive, prophylacticRelated Words deterrent, deterring; negating, neutralizing, nullifying; baffling, balking, foiling, frustrating, thwarting; blocking, hampering, hindering, impeding, retardant, stallingNear Antonyms abetting, aiding, assisting; easing, facilitating, smoothing; encouraging, forwarding, fostering, furthering, nurturing, promoting


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