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What is another word for preventative?

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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.”
A drug or substance that prevents disease, illness or injury
“I take a preventative for my migraines which has been very effective.”
A person or thing that protects someone or something
An antiseptic compound or preparation
A preventive device or medication used to avoid pregnancy, including condom, diaphragm, and pill
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.”
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.”
Acting to preserve or conserve something
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