Definitions for preventative
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word preventative.
preventive, preventative, prophylacticnoun
remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
"the doctor recommended several preventatives"
hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interferencenoun
any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
contraceptive, preventive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, birth control deviceadjective
an agent or device intended to prevent conception
tending to prevent or hinder
preventive, preventative, prophylacticadjective
preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease
"preventive medicine"; "vaccines are prophylactic"; "a prophylactic drug"
Preventative refers to any action, measure, or intervention that is intended to stop or ward off potential harmful situations, diseases, or accidents from occurring. It focuses on preemptive strategies to maintain health, safety, or well-being and reduces the risk of future issues or complications.
that which prevents; -- incorrectly used instead of preventive
The numerical value of preventative in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of preventative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Various elements among the representatives of Islamic State are already slipping into Afghanistan from Iraq and Syria. All this requires the adoption of appropriate preventative measures, the creeping expansion of militant extremism and religious radicalism, not only on the territory of the governments of Central Asia but also abroad, is most seriously concerning.
Japan needs to consider preventative measures and take proactive action to investigate problems, if Japan is serious about improving the management and quality of Japanese firms, the related agencies have to be more committed to prevent accidents even before there's been a fatality. That should be their role.
I think the evidence base is getting quite strong for an increased risk of autism with higher maternal exposure to air pollutants, this not only gives us important insight as we continue to pursue the origins of autism spectrum disorders, but as a modifiable exposure, opens the door to thinking about possible preventative measures.
This not only gives us important insight as we continue to pursue the origins of autism spectrum disorders, but as a modifiable exposure, opens the door to thinking about possible preventative measures.
The thinking of the Huangpu District government and related department heads was paralyzed, with a serious lack of understanding of guarding against public security risks, preventative and response preparation was sorely lacking, early warnings on the night were weak, and the response measures were not suitable.
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