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What is another word for prevention?

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Noun
The avoidance or deterrence of something undesired
“I refer to such cases only to show that our law is no stranger to the prevention of risk.”
Noun
The act of hindering or impeding something undesired, or something that serves to do so
“Effective prevention of petty crimes such as theft will enable the police to focus their efforts on cracking down on hard crime.”
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The action of forbidding or prohibiting something
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Prevention of, or protective treatment for disease
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The action of suppressing something such as an activity or publication
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A measure taken in advance to prevent something dangerous, unpleasant, or inconvenient from happening
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The introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease
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The prevention of the progress, success, or fulfillment of something
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