Associations to the word «Prevention»

Wiktionary

PREVENTION, noun. (obsolete) The act of going, or state of being, before.
PREVENTION, noun. (obsolete) Anticipation; especially, anticipation of needs, wishes, hazards and risks; hence, precaution; forethought.
PREVENTION, noun. The act of preventing or hindering; obstruction of action, access, or approach; thwarting.
PREVENTION, noun. (Medicine) Any measure such as information campaigns, vaccination, early diagnosis etc., intended to limit health-related risks.

Dictionary definition

PREVENTION, noun. The act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras