Hindi translation of 'prevent'
prevent /prɪˈvent प्रिˈव़ेन्ट्/
Word forms: prevents, preventing, prevented
If you prevent something, you stop it happening or being done.
This new system will prevent water being wasted.
The French president hopes to prevent the Socialists from winning.
prevent something from happening
prevent a disease/attack/tragedy
prevent the spread of something
prevent a repeat of something
thereby/thus prevent something
SIMILAR WORDSstop, hinder
OPPOSITEScause, encourage, promote
prevention uncountable noun
the prevention of something
the prevention of disease/cancer/crime
SET PHRASEStreatment and prevention
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Example Sentences Including 'prevent'
Adrina had to bite her lip to prevent herself laughing aloud.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Her diet is supposed to prevent her from vomiting: no food-poisoning, no bacteria, no bugs.GOING OUT (2002)
He doesn't say that it might be made strong enough to prevent a man from Skilling at all.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
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'prevent' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يـَمْنَع
- Brazilian Portuguese: prevenir
- Chinese: 预防
- Croatian: spriječiti
- Czech: zabránit zabraňovat
- Danish: forhindre
- Dutch: voorkomen
- European Spanish: impedir
- Finnish: estää ehkäistä tapahtuma
- French: empêcher
- German: verhindern
- Greek: προλαμβάνω
- Italian: impedire
- Japanese: 防ぐ
- Korean: 예방하다
- Norwegian: hindre
- Polish: zapobiec zapobiegać
- Portuguese: prevenir
- Romanian: a împiedica să se întâmple
- Russian: предотвращать
- Spanish: impedir
- Swedish: förhindra
- Thai: ป้องกัน
- Turkish: önlemek
- Ukrainian: запобігати запобігти
- Vietnamese: ngăn ngừa
Translation of prevent from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary