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prophylactic

adjective

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concerned with or serving to keep something from happening
  • the many prophylactic measures that city officials could have taken to reduce the scope of the disaster

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The first known use of prophylactic was in 1574

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“Prophylactic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prophylactic. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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