Translation of prevenir in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1.1 [enfermedad/accidente/desgracia] to prevent ayuda a prevenir la caries it helps prevent tooth decay más vale prevenir que curar prevention is better than cure más vale prevenir que lamentar better safe than sorry 1.2 (advertir, alertar) to warn previnieron a los conductores del mal estado de las carreteras drivers were warned of the bad state of the roads
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