What is another word for preventative?

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A measure taken to preclude loss or injury
“A large store of money should be held in the public treasury as a preventative against war.”
A medicine or other treatment designed to prevent disease or ill health
“Fluoride came to be used and accepted as a preventative for tooth decay.”
A mechanism or means by which conception as a result of sexual intercourse can be prevented or made less likely
A person or thing that protects someone or something
Concerned with or serving to keep something from happening
Preventative medicine.”
Intended to prevent disease
Preventative maintenance should include cleaning, as well as replacing worn parts.”
Intended to protect someone or something
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