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prevention

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of prevention

  1. the act or practice of keeping something from happening good crowd control is crucial to the prevention of riots Synonyms of prevention averting, forestallment, precluding Words Related to prevention avoidance, circumvention; negation, neutralization, nullification; baffling, balking, checkmate, crossing, debarment, determent, deterrence, foiling, frustration, thwarting; barring, enjoining, forbidding, interdicting, interdiction, outlawing, prohibiting, prohibition, proscribing, proscription Near Antonyms of prevention aid, assistance, backing, support; facilitation; advancement, cultivation, encouragement, nurture, promotion



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