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prevention

  

      n  
1    the act of preventing  
2    a hindrance, obstacle, or impediment  
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prevention

  
1    anticipation, avoidance, deterrence, elimination, forestalling, obviation, precaution, preclusion, prophylaxis, safeguard, thwarting  
2    bar, check, deterrence, frustration, hindrance, impediment, interruption, obstacle, obstruction, stoppage  

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