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prevention

noun

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the act or practice of keeping something from happening
  • good crowd control is crucial to the prevention of riots

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The first known use of prevention was in the 15th century

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preventing

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preventive

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“Prevention.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prevention. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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