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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Capable of being avoided.

Usage examples (35)
  • Horrible accidents from preventible causes occurred daily.
  • Some will work on programs to immunize young children from preventible childhood diseases.
  • It wouldn't have been pork barrel for the kids we would have immunized against preventible childhood diseases.
  • The years 1769 to 1773 afforded abundant evidence of the terrible prevalence of what are now considered preventible diseases. for more
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