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Synonyms of preventive in English:

adjective

  • 1 preventive maintenance is the key to dependability
    inhibitory, deterrent, pre-emptive, obstructive;
    precautionary, protective
  • 2 preventive medicine
    prophylactic, disease-preventing, precautionary, protective
  • noun

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  • 1 a preventive against crime
    precautionary measure, deterrent, preventive/protective measure, safeguard, security, protection, defence, hindrance, block, check, impediment, curb, restraint, obstruction
  • 2 substances that have value as disease preventives
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