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What is another word for preventative?

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Noun
Something that prevents or safeguards against harm or danger
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“This can be used as a preventative against the periodic financial panics that attacked the nation's economy.”
Noun
A drug or substance that prevents disease, illness or injury
“I take a preventative for my migraines which has been very effective.”
Noun
A person or thing that protects someone or something
Noun
A mechanism or means by which conception as a result of sexual intercourse can be prevented or made less likely
Noun
An antiseptic compound or preparation
Adjective
Designed to prevent or protect against illness or disease
“If a preventative vaccine can lower the rate of viral transmission, this will have a significant effect on mitigating the epidemic.”
Adjective
Done or taken as a precautionary measure
“The code establishes cooperative mechanisms to detect security threats and take preventative measures to protect ships and ports involved in international trade.”
Adjective
Acting to preserve or conserve something
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