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We found 34 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word preventive:
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General dictionaries General (27 matching dictionaries)
  1. preventive: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. preventive: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. preventive: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. preventive: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. preventive: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. preventive: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Preventive, preventive: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. preventive: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. preventive: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. preventive: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. preventive: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. preventive: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. preventive: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. preventive: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. preventive: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Preventive: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. preventive: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. preventive: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. preventive: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. preventive: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. preventive: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. preventive: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. preventive: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. preventive: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. preventive: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. preventive: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. preventive: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. preventive: Breast Cancer Talking Dictionary [home, info]
  2. preventive: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. preventive: Dictionary of Cancer Terms [home, info]
  4. preventive: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  5. preventive: Hyperdictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (preventive)

noun:  remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
noun:  an agent or device intended to prevent conception
noun:  any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
adjective:  tending to prevent or hinder
adjective:  preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease ("Preventive medicine")
adjective:  tending to ward off

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Phrases that include preventive:   preventive medicine, preventive dentistry, preventive health care, preventive mastectomy, pellagra preventive factors, more...

Words similar to preventive:   cautionary, contraceptive, encumbrance, hindrance, hitch, incumbrance, interference, preventative, preventively, preventiveness, prophylactic, birth control device, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, more...


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