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Significado de “prevent” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "prevent" - Diccionario Inglés

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preventverb [T]

uk   us   /prɪˈvent/
B1 to ​stop something from ​happening or someone from doing something: Label ​yoursuitcases to prevent ​confusion. [+ -ing verb] His ​disability prevents him (from) driving.

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Significado de "prevent" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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preventverb [T]

 us   /prɪˈvent/
to ​stop something from ​happening or someone from doing something: The ​policetried to prevent him from ​leaving. Can this ​type of ​accident be prevented?
preventable
adjective  us   /prɪˈven·tə·bəl/
Fortunately, the ​suffering caused by ​ulcers is ​entirely preventable.
prevention
noun [U]  us   /prɪˈven·ʃən/
crime prevention
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predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

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