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pre·ven·tion

 (prĭ-vĕn′shən)
n.
The act of preventing something: the prevention of illness.

prevention

(prɪˈvɛnʃən)
n
1. the act of preventing
2. a hindrance, obstacle, or impediment

pre•ven•tion

(prɪˈvɛn ʃən)

n.
1. the act of preventing; effectual hindrance.
2. something that prevents; preventive.
[1520–30; < Late Latin]

prevention

1. The security procedures undertaken by the public and private sectors in order to discourage terrorist acts. See alsoantiterrorism.
2. In space usage, measures to preclude anadversary's hostile use of United States or third-party spacesystems and services. Prevention can include diplomatic,economic, and political measures. See also space control.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prevention - the act of preventingprevention - the act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"
interference, hinderance, hindrance - the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
averting - the act of preventing something from occurring; "averting danger was his responsibility"
debarment - the act of prevention by legal means; "they achieved his debarment from holding public office"
disqualification - the act of preventing someone from participating by finding them unqualified
interception - the act of intercepting; preventing something from proceeding or arriving; "he resorted to the interception of his daughter's letters"; "he claimed that the interception of one missile by another would be impossible"
nonproliferation, non-proliferation - the prevention of something increasing or spreading (especially the prevention of an increase in the number of countries possessing nuclear weapons); "they protested that the nonproliferation treaty was just a plot to maintain the hegemony of those who already had nuclear weapons"; "nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation are closely related goals"
forestalling, obviation, preclusion - the act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively
prophylaxis - the prevention of disease
save - (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring; "the goalie made a brilliant save"; "the relief pitcher got credit for a save"
crushing, quelling, stifling, suppression - forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority; "the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent"

prevention

noun elimination, safeguard, precaution, anticipation, thwarting, avoidance, deterrence, forestalling, prophylaxis, preclusion, obviation the prevention of crime
Quotations
"Prevention is better than cure" [Desiderius Erasmus Adagia]

prevention

noun
Translations
předcházeníprevencezamezení
bekæmpelseforebyggelseforhindring
ennaltaehkäisy
prevencija
megakadályozásmegelőzés
hindrun
予防
예방
predchádzanie
preprečevanje
förekommande
การป้องกัน
sự ngăn ngừa

prevention

[prɪˈvenʃən] Nprevención f
the role of diet in cancer preventionel papel que desempeña la dieta en la prevención del cáncer
the Government's commitment to crime preventionla dedicación del gobierno a la prevención de la delincuencia
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children/AnimalsSociedad f Protectora de Niños/Animales
prevention is better than curemás vale prevenir que curar

prevention

[prɪˈvɛnʃən]
nprévention f
crime prevention → la prévention de la criminalité
the prevention of heart disease → la prévention des maladies cardiaques
modif [campaign, measures, programme, strategy] → de prévention

prevention

nVerhinderung f, → Verhütung f; (through preventive measures) → Vorbeugung f(of gegen); prevention is better than curevorbeugen ist besser als heilen; society for the prevention of cruelty to animals˜ Tierschutzverein m; society for the prevention of cruelty to childrenKinderschutzbund m; fire preventionFeuerschutz m

prevention

[prɪˈvɛnʃn] nprevenzione f
the prevention of cruelty to animals → la protezione degli animali

prevent

(priˈvent) verb
to stop (someone doing something or something happening). He prevented me from going.
preˈvention (-ʃən) noun
the act of preventing. a society for the prevention of road accidents.
preˈventive (-tiv) adjective
that helps to prevent illness etc. preventive medicine.

prevention

وِقَايَّة prevence forebyggelse Vorbeugung πρόληψη prevención ennaltaehkäisy prévention prevencija prevenzione 予防 예방 preventie forebygging zapobieganie prevenção предотвращение förekommande การป้องกัน önleme sự ngăn ngừa 预防

prevention

n prevención f; HIV — prevención del VIH
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They will rely on anticipatory measures that comprise primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention.
The various levels of prevention of this chronic disease include primordial prevention, primary prevention, secondary prevention and tertiary prevention. Primordial and primary prevention mainly focuses on preventing the onset of the disease before it has actually occurred and also aims at reducing the risk factors of the disease, which includes avoiding alcohol use, usage of oral contraceptives pills, eliminating diets which increase cholesterol and triglycerides levels.
Timely referral to rehabilitation professionals, well-versed with the nuances of diabetes care, will also help in secondary and tertiary prevention of diabetes and its complications.
* Tertiary prevention refers to helping victims, their organizations, the bereaved and witnesses to improve their function and quality of life.
* The strategies employed are listed and categorized by primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention;
A targeted approach, which cements the principles of progressive universalism; | Tertiary prevention - Intervening once there is a problem, to stop it getting worse and prevent it recurring in the future; | Acute spending - Spending which acts to manage the impact of a strongly negative situation but does little or nothing to prevent problems occurring in the future.
Highmark is "committed to fighting the opioids crisis with a three-pronged public health approach: primary prevention to treat pain effectively without opioids; secondary prevention to promote safe prescribing and tertiary prevention to ensure access to treatment," Perri said.
Tertiary Prevention: The last program is directed at people who have already become a victim of substance abuse.
This leaves the gynecologist to detect cancer at an early treatable stage or to tertiary prevention of mortality (not the cancer itself) from ovarian cancer.
Targeted tertiary prevention, which typically occurs in Tier 3, engages with students who chronically or severely self-injure and requires a much more systemic and targeted intervention than most schools can feasibly offer (ASCA, 2012, 2015); however, school personnel still have a role to play in helping identify and refer students who need wrap-around services to address chronic NSSI.
In conclusion, I believe that only with the simultaneous, effective and efficient implementation of this four-point action plan can the focus on prevention be realized: not just primary, but from primordial to tertiary prevention. And surely, this should be with the highest possible participation of the people-from planning to the evaluation of programs and budgets.

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