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One entry found for prevent.
Main Entry: pre·vent
Pronunciation: pri-primarystressvent
Function: verb
1 : to keep from happening <prevent accidents>
2 : to hold or keep back : HINDER, STOP <bad weather prevented us from leaving>
- pre·vent·able also pre·vent·ible /-schwa-bschwal/ adjective

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