Hindi translation of prevent
preventPowered by COBUILD /prɪˈvent प्रिˈव़ेन्ट्/
Word forms: prevents, preventing, prevented
Definitions and Translations
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 pregnancy/cancer/damage/abuse/infection/war ⇒ prevent overheating/swelling/ageing ⇒ prevent the spread of something ⇒ prevent a repeat of something ⇒ thereby/thus prevent something
SIMILAR WORDSstop, hinder
OPPOSITEScause, encourage, promote
Derived formsprevention uncountable noun
⇒ ...crime prevention.
⇒ the prevention of something ⇒ the prevention of disease/cancer/crime ⇒ crime/suicide prevention ⇒ cancer/disease prevention
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