What is the adjective for prevention?

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Included below are past participle and present participle forms for the verbs prevent and prevene which may be used as adjectives within certain contexts.

preventive
  1. Preventing, hindering, or acting as an obstacle to.
  2. Carried out to deter military aggression.
  3. Slowing the development of an illness; prophylactic.
  4. (obsolete) Going before; preceding.
  5. Synonyms:
  6. Examples:
    1. “Drivers rediscovered their horns, using them in short toots as a preventive measure to warn the occasional careless pedestrian.”
      “Lord Justice May said the police were entitled to take preventive measures to avoid breaches of the peace.”
preventional
  1. Tending to prevent; preventative.
  2. Examples:
    1. “This year they publicly said that they are going to collaborate with Depaul in programs working with street children and preventional programs.”
preventable
  1. able to be or fit to be prevented
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “Injuries to the eye are one of the most common preventable causes of blindness.”
      “It is simply accepted as a fait accompli that the millions who live along the Mekong will suffer time and again from preventable flooding.”
      “Public health agencies focused their activities on infectious diseases, especially vaccine preventable and endemic parasitic diseases.”
preventative
preventible
  1. Capable of being prevented.
prevented
  1. simple past tense and past participle of prevent
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “In most cases, it is not possible to link a prevented accident with a specific source of learning, if in fact, it is even possible to identify most situations where an accident has been averted.”
preventing
prevened
prevening
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