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prevention is better than cure

UK (US an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure) saying It is ​better to ​stop something ​bad from ​happening than it is to ​deal with it after it has ​happened.
(Definition of prevention is better than cure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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