Designed to keep something undesirable such as illness or harm from occurring
preventive maintenance is the key to dependability
A war initiated by one state, faction, etc., in anticipation of (suspected) hostile intentions on the part of another.
Custody of a person accused of a crime and awaiting trial; remand.
An approach to diplomacy which seeks specifically to prevent the start or escalation of violent conflict; the methods by which this is achieved.
Routine maintenance of a vehicle or other machine, intended to prevent problems from arising.
A preventive medicinal agent.
The imprisonment of a person with the aim of preventing them from committing further offences or of maintaining public order
Either of the B-complex vitamins niacin and niacinamide; also called P-P factor.