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Definition of Prevent

Prevent

  1. To go before; to precede; hence, to go before as a guide; to direct.
  2. To be beforehand with; to anticipate.
  3. To intercept; to hinder; to frustrate; to stop; to thwart.
  4. To come before the usual time.

Prevent Quotations

My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
Stephen Hawking

There is a lot that happens around the world we cannot control. We cannot stop earthquakes, we cannot prevent droughts, and we cannot prevent all conflict, but when we know where the hungry, the homeless and the sick exist, then we can help.
Jan Schakowsky

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.
Maya Angelou

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
Elie Wiesel

Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Albert Einstein
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Prevent Translations

prevent in Afrikaans is voorkom
prevent in Danish is hindre, forhindre
prevent in Dutch is beletten, verhinderen, verhoeden
prevent in German is vorbeugen, verhindern, verhindern
prevent in Italian is troncare, prevenire, impedire
prevent in Latin is impedo
prevent in Spanish is impedir, retener, molestar, cautelar, prevenir