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prevent
prɪ'vɛnt
Main
English Definition
(动) As a verb
  1. Stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state.
  2. Keep from happening or arising; make impossible.
Hyphenationpre•vent
Part of Speech(及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb
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预防yùfángto prevent; to take precautions against; to protect; to guard against; precautionary; prophylactic
防止fángzhǐto prevent; to guard against; to take precautions
避免bìmiǎnto avert; to prevent; to avoid; to refrain from
阻止zǔzhǐto prevent; to block
妨碍fáng'àito hinder; to obstruct
防堵fángdǔto prevent; to combat; to counter
防杜fángdùto prevent
免除miǎnchúto prevent; to avoid; to excuse; to exempt; to relieve; (of a debt) to remit
以防yǐfáng(so as) to avoid; to prevent; (just) in case
促退cùtuìto hinder; to prevent (forward progress)
免受miǎnshòuto avoid suffering; to prevent (something bad); to protect against (damage); immunity (from prosecution); freedom (from pain, damage etc); exempt from punishment
careful; to prevent
birchleaf pear (tree); to stop; to prevent; to restrict; (Chinese surname)
fángto protect; to defend; to guard against; to prevent
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