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prevenir

Translation of prevenir in English:

verbo transitivo

also: prevenirse verbo pronominal

  • prevenirse contra algo
    to take preventive o preventative measures against something
    take precautions against something
Example sentences
  • También pueden prevenir problemas de salud graves debido a la influenza.
  • También se busca prevenir la desigualdad de trato en el empleo por causa de la maternidad.
  • Esto puede prevenir problemas y evitar la necesidad de tratamientos dentales de emergencia.

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