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preventionnoun [U]

uk   us   /prɪˈven.ʃən/
B2 the ​act of ​stopping something from ​happening or of ​stopping someone from doing something: crime prevention The ​organization is ​committed to ​AIDS prevention and ​education.

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(Definition of prevention from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prevention”
in Arabic وِقاية…
in Korean 예방…
in Portuguese prevenção…
in Catalan prevenció…
in Japanese 防止, 予防…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阻止,妨碍, 预防…
in Turkish önlem, tedbir…
in Russian профилактика, предупреждение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 阻止,妨礙, 預防…
in Italian prevenzione…
in Polish profilaktyka, zapobieganie, prewencja…
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