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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome; Remedy that slows the course of an illness or disease adj. - Tending to hinder;

Usage examples (31)
  • preventive medicine
  • Page 27 them in because of the distance they've travelled, and they have what they call preventive maintenance.
  • It is the first time the commission - the top U.N. human rights watchdog - has undertaken what it terms preventive diplomacy.
  • New investments in preventive care will be eliminated. for more
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