preventionnoun [ U ]uk /prɪˈven.ʃən/ us /prɪˈven.ʃən/
- As far as health is concerned, it is often said that prevention is better than cure.
- His research in the field of disease prevention produced unexpected results.
- Accident prevention must be viewed as a priority.
- fire prevention officers
- Health education in the local population is crucial to the prevention of killer diseases.
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