1A person or thing that prevents something: a power-surge preventer
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- On the other hand, birth control pills are an effective preventer of pregnancy, which is in turn a powerful risk factor for thrombosis.
- Preventive war rests on the premise that the preventer has accurate and reliable knowledge about the evil enemy's capabilities and intentions.
- There are two main kinds of asthma medicine, both of which involve inhalers - relievers and preventers.
Words that rhyme with preventerassenter, cementer, centre (US center), concentre (US concenter), dissenter, enter, eventer, fermenter (US fermentor), fomenter, frequenter, inventor, lamenter, magenta, placenta, polenta, precentor, presenter, repenter, tenter, tormentor
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