Preventive - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome (syn: encumbrance, hindrance, hitch, interference, preventative)
- an agent or device intended to prevent conception (syn: contraceptive, preventative)
...if people took the simple preventive of frequently washing their hands, the spread of germs could be greatly reduced...
Farmers are covering their crops as a preventive measure against frost.
We'll take whatever preventive action is necessary.
While travelling abroad, take preventive measures to avoid illness.
A health centre provides both curative and preventive and promotive care.
Please, register on our website at registration page. After registration you can log in and use that feature.