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preventives

noun
plural of preventive

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a measure taken to preclude loss or injury
  • if people took the simple preventive of frequently washing their hands, the spread of germs could be greatly reduced

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“Preventives.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/preventives. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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