Definition of 'preventive'
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Suicide had the potential for being a contagious disease when the proper preventive measures weren't taken. SUDDENLY (1993)
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British English: preventive ADJECTIVE
Preventive actions are intended to help prevent things such as disease or crime.
Too much is spent on curative medicine and too little on preventive medicine.
Definition of preventive from the Collins English Dictionary
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