Definition of Prevents

1. Verb. (third-person singular of prevent) ¹



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Definition of Prevents

1. prevent [v] - See also: prevent

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prevents

preventers
preventible
preventing
preventingly
prevention
prevention is better than cure
preventional
preventions
preventive
preventive attack
preventive medicine
preventive strike
preventively
preventiveness
preventives
prevents (current term)
preverb
preverbal
preverbally
preverbs
prevertebral
preves
prevet
prevets
prevetted
prevetting
previable
previdential
preview
previewable

Literary usage of Prevents

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1. Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World by Jonathan Swift (1894)
"V The Author by an extraordinary Stratagem, prevents an Invasion. A high Title of Honour is conferr'd upon him. Ambassadors arrive from the Emperor of ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1790)
"Sudden arrival of the King ot Stockholm, prevents the ... the timely and happy intervention of the mediating powers prevents the dreaded eff'eils. ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The quarrel amongst the civil parties prevents the further loss of parliamentary ... It also prevents the reconstruction of the programme of the Socialists, ..."

4. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"7. absorbent of moisture, prevents the deposit of ice or vapour on the cooled tube in which the experiments are made. / is a cast-iron tablet intended to ..."

5. Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings in Certain by Edmund Burke (1790)
"... of> is perhaps the very thing which prevents us from thinking or acting as members for ... prevents ..."

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