Bedeutung von "prevent" - als Fremdsprache


verb [ T ] uk us /prɪˈvent/

B1 to stop something happening or to stop someone doing something:

to prevent accidents/crime
[ + from + doing sth ] Members of the public were prevented from entering the building.
preventable adjective

If something is preventable, it can be prevented.

(Definition von "prevent" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)