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Definition of Preventive

Preventive

  1. Going before; preceding.
  2. Tending to defeat or hinder; obviating; preventing the access of; as, a medicine preventive of disease.
  3. That which prevents, hinders, or obstructs; that which intercepts access; in medicine, something to prevent disease; a prophylactic.
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