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Definition of Preventive

designed to stop something unwanted from happening

Examples of Preventive in a sentence

Studying can be considered a preventive measure, since it is an action you take to prevent yourself from failing.

Many people pour salt on their driveways before a snowstorm, as a preventive measure that will keep them from freezing over.

Vaccinations are preventive in nature, designed to stop disease from ever occurring rather than curing it after the fact.

A healthy lifestyle is a preventive measure that will help you avoid the dangers of cardiovascular disease and other health problems.

Some dog owners build a fence in their backyard as a preventive measure, preventing their dog from getting lost or running away without meaning to.

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