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Engelsk tillægsord: preventive

1. preventive preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPreventive medicine.
Vaccines are prophylactic.
A prophylactic drug.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)preventative, prophylactic


Termer med lignende betydninghealthful


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unhealthful

2. preventive tending to prevent or hinder


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)preventative


Termer med lignende betydningblockading, clogging, deterrent, frustrating, frustrative, hindering, impeding, obstructive, obviating, pre-emptive, precautional, precautionary, preclusive, preemptive, prohibitive, prohibitory, thwarting


Se ogsåprotective


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)permissive


Engelsk navneord: preventive

1. preventive (om genstand) remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe doctor recommended several preventatives.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)preventative, prophylactic


Mindre specifikke termercurative, cure, remedy, therapeutic

2. preventive (om genstand) any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)encumbrance, hinderance, hindrance, hitch, incumbrance, interference, preventative


Mindre specifikke termerimpediment, impedimenta, obstructer, obstruction, obstructor


Mere specifikke termerclog, speed bump

3. preventive (om genstand) an agent or device intended to prevent conception


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)birth control device, contraceptive, contraceptive device, preventative, prophylactic device


Mindre specifikke termerdevice


Mere specifikke termeranovulant, anovulatory drug, birth control pill, cervical cap, coil, condom, contraceptive diaphragm, contraceptive pill, diaphragm, intrauterine device, IUD, morning-after pill, oral contraceptive, oral contraceptive pill, pessary, pill, prophylactic, rubber, safe, safety, spermatocide, spermicide









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