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Correct spelling:
prevent
Definition:
Prevention.
Synonyms:
dissuade (verb)
inhibit, intimidate, daunt, ban, dishearten, discourage, divert, bar, dampen, derail, check, deflect, dissuade, admonish, chill, avert, restrain, disincline, deter, depress.
prohibit (verb)
reject, block, bar, forbid, curb, restrain, disqualify, oppress, preclude, suppress, refuse, constrain, prohibit, disapprove, control, outlaw, ban, disallow, deny, restrict, inhibit, curtail.
retain (verb)
reserve, maintain, hinder, conserve, retain, hold, preserve.
Other synonyms:
foreclose, forestall, keep, preclude, forbid.
Examples of usage:
  1. " I do not see how I am to prevent you," she said. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. After all, she didn't see why that should prevent her; there really was need to refuse for that. no - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  3. And there is man who is able to prevent this. no - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.

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