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Another word for preventative

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Adjective
  1. Intended to prevent

    See also:

    allow

  2. Defending against disease

      1. Carried out to deter expected aggression by hostile forces.
      2. Intended or used to prevent or hinder; acting as an obstacle:
      3. Preventing or slowing the course of an illness or disease; prophylactic:
      1. Preventive or protective; esp., preventing or guarding against disease
      2. Acting to defend against or prevent something, especially disease; protective.
      1. Adapted or intended to afford protection.
      2. Protecting, or serving, intended, or alleged to protect
      3. (Econ.) Serving or intended to protect domestic products, industries, etc. against foreign competition
    See also:

    allow

Another word for preventative

Noun
      1. A permit or pass allowing safe passage
      2. A protective stipulation, as in a contract.
      3. Something that provides protection against attack, loss, or injury, as:
      1. Any medicine or treatment that cures, heals, or relieves a disease or bodily disorder or tends to restore health
      2. (Law) A means, as court action, by which violation of a right is prevented or compensated for; legal redress
      3. Something, such as a drug or a bandage, that is used to treat a symptom, disease, injury, or other condition.
      1. Payment made by racketeers to officials or law enforcement to avoid arrest or prosecution.
      2. Something that lowers the risk of pregnancy or infection, especially the use of a condom.
      3. One that protects:
    See also:

    medicine