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American English: /prəˈvɛn(t)ɪv/
British English: /prɪˈvɛntɪv/

Translation of preventive in Spanish:



  • 1 (measure)
    medida (feminine) preventiva
    Example sentences
    • But don't expect that to stop drug companies from hyping their cholesterol lowering products as preventives for breast cancer.
    • Silicone greases are probably not effective preventives.
    • Eating garlic and plenty of vitamin C are useful anti-viral preventives.
  • 2 (Medicine)
    (fármaco que protege contra una enfermedad)
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