Translation of "prevent" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /prɪˈvent/ us

B1 to stop something happening or to stop someone doing something

önlemek, engel olmak, önüne geçmek
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.

önlenebilir, önüne geçilebilir

(Translation of “prevent” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)