What does the word prevention mean?

    Part of speech: adjective, noun

  • Preventive.

Usage examples for prevention

  1. However, I perceive that in this speech is meant to be contained a prevention of shock at the after- change in Aufidius' character. – Literary Remains, Vol. 2 by Coleridge
  2. When a terrible accident occurs, the first cry is that the means of prevention were not sufficient. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks