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The action of stopping something from happening or arising,
  1. The action of stopping something from happening or arising
    • - crime prevention
    • - the treatment and prevention of AIDS

  1. the act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"
  2. (preventive) remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease; "the doctor recommended several preventatives"
  3. (preventive) preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease; "preventive medicine"; "vaccines are prophylactic"; "a prophylactic drug"
  4. (preventive) hindrance: any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
  5. Prevention is the critically acclaimed second studio album by Scottish band De Rosa, released March 2, 2009 through Chemikal Underground and Gargleblast Records. Guitarist Chris Connick states that the album features "ten tracks of misery and place, from Lanarkshire,"http://stereokill. ...
  6. Emergency management (or disaster management) is the discipline of dealing with and avoiding risks. It is a discipline that involves preparing for disaster before it occurs, disaster response (e.g., emergency evacuation, quarantine, mass decontamination, etc. ...
  7. Prevention is an American healthy lifestyle magazine, started in 1950, and published by Rodale Press in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, in the United States. The range of subjects includes food, nutrition, workouts, beauty, cooking, and more. It was founded by J. I. Rodale. ...
  8. The act of going, or state of being, before; Anticipation; esp., anticipation of needs, wishes, hazards and risks ; hence, precaution; forethought. --Hammond. Shak; The act of preventing or hindering; obstruction of action, access, or approach; thwarting. --South
  9. (Preventive) Procedure performed to prevent decay and gum disease. The procedures that Trojan classifies as preventive are the exam, x-rays and prophys. The exam and x-rays are also known as diagnostic procedures.
  10. (2) preventive) early prevent abnormal behaviour and conditions; creating new conditions; eliminate causes of problems, research analysis on causes for effective prevention, prevention is better than cure, screening service, early identification, systematic planning, universal services...etc.;
  11. (Preventive) Deterrent, obstructive, or pre-emptive.
  12. Activities directed at reducing the incidence of fires, including public education, law enforcement, personal contact, and reduction of fuel hazards.
  13. Stopping drug use before it starts, intervening to halt the progression of drug use once it has begun, changing environmental conditions that encourage addictive drug use.
  14. Action taken to stop sickness before it starts.
  15. The action of stopping something from happening or making impossible an anticipated event or intended act.
  16. Primary, secondary and tertiary. Primary prevention is an active assertive process of creating conditions and or personal attributes that promotes the well being of people. Secondary prevention is early detection and intervention to keep beginning problems from becoming more severe. ...
  17. Actions that reduce exposure or other risks, keep people from getting sick, or keep disease from getting worse.
  18. a strategy or approach that reduces the likelihood of risk of onset, or delays the onset of adverse health problems or reduces the harm resulting from conditions or behaviors
  19. Prevention is the protection of health through personal and communitywide efforts. FASD is 100 percent preventable if women do not drink while pregnant.
  20. Actions taken to avoid an incident or to intervene to stop an incident from occurring.
  21. Methods aimed at alleviating causes of harm, especially to health
  22. Reduction of risk of occurrences, or delay of occurrences, of an adverse health, mental health, or other outcome. ...
  23. Actions taken and measures put in place for the continual assessment and readiness of necessary actions to reduce the risk of threats and vulnerabilities, to intervene and stop an occurrence, or to mitigate effects. [NIPP]
  24. Activities to provide outright avoidance of the adverse impact of hazards and means to minimize related environmental, technological and biological disasters.
  25. We want to stop the badguys. If you were to secure your house, prevention would be similar to placing dead bolt locks on your doors, locking your window, and perhaps installing a chain link fence around your yard. You are doing everything possible to keep the threat out.