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What is another word for preventing?

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Verb
Present participle for to stop or keep from happening or continuing
“The group has obtained an injunction to prevent the demolition of the building.”
Verb
Present participle for to disallow, usually through the use of preventative measures
“The website will prevent you from leaving comments if you do not sign in.”
Verb
Present participle for to take action with the intent of hindering someone or something
“Checkpoints were established to prevent the fugitive from having an easy escape route.”
Verb
Present participle for to discourage or dissuade someone from doing something
“My dad would do his best to prevent me from going to the concert.”
Adjective
Very expensive in price
“Part of preparing youth for the workplace is preventing them from winding up as unwed teenage mothers on the dole.”
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