Definition of 'avoidable'
Example sentences containing 'avoidable'
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
These deaths were totally avoidable and the investigation will have to find if there were any failings.The Sun (2013)
That seems to me an avoidable social tragedy.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
For this was an entirely avoidable disaster.The Sun (2011)
Suicide is a common cause of avoidable death in younger people.The Sun (2016)
If only life were that simple and tragedy that avoidable.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Many of these deaths are potentially avoidable.The Sun (2015)
Failure to act now will result in many avoidable deaths.Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Poor care of people with diabetes leads to thousands of avoidable deaths a year, a study shows today.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
If we want to reduce the overall number of avoidable deaths, employing more nurses or reducing obesity would be more effective.Times, Sunday Times (2015) The Sun (2013)
A watchdog reviewed 150 hospital probes into deaths or avoidable harm where managers found no failings.The Sun (2015)
It is not only unavoidable cuts which make this harder, but entirely avoidable incompetence, too.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It was entirely avoidable had the Bank of England been more discreet in its temporary funding intervention last week.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The absence of any defence dogs patrolling the corridors of an empty No 10 means that avoidable political errors are common.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
That is two too many - and a potentially avoidable tragedy for all involved - but not quite the toll most people would expect.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Definition of avoidable from the Collins English Dictionary