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preventive

US [prɪˈventɪv]
UK [prɪ'ventɪv]
  • n.预防措施;防护物;预防法;预防剂
  • adj.预防性的;防备的
  • Web预防的;防止的
Plural Form:preventives  
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预防性的;防备的intended to try to stop sth that causes problems or difficulties from happening
preventive medicine
预防医学
The police were able to take preventive action and avoid a possible riot.
警方得以及时采取防范措施,避免了可能发生的骚乱。

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