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Example sentences from the Web for preventive
The observed decrease in older adults is likely due to preventive screening, which is recommended and advocated for people over 50 and has been undertaken by a larger fraction of the population.
The government’s own figures say there were 5,116 “preventive arrests,” but campaigners do not believe this accounts for everybody.How India became the world’s leader in internet shutdowns|Katie McLean|August 19, 2020|MIT Technology Review
While ambulances are useful in a pandemic, “we realized there was the option to help with preventive measures,” says Emily Young ’18, the organization’s cofounder and executive director.
At times people are taken out for profilaktika, or “preventive measures.”
If you know that you get less joyous in winter months, you have to start a preventative approach.
He also seizes the opportunity to do public outreach, educating locals on HIV and AIDS as well as preventative methods.
While medications have improved, the use of preventative drugs like Truvada remains hotly debated.
There is no known effective antiviral drug, no vaccine, and no preventative medication.
The decision is a "preventative measure," and will require a hiatus from filming his television show Two and a Half Men.
So the fire was kindled, as a preventative measure; and at four o'clock he came—not on the stroke, but ten minutes after.Amazing Grace|Kate Trimble Sharber
Something in his attitude defined his duty as preventative not of an entrance, but an exit."Persons Unknown"|Virginia Tracy
Some of these springs are resorted to annually by way of preventative; others are visited as occasion requires.Discipline|Mary Brunton
From here we were to take tea in the boiler to certain regiments, tea with wine in it as preventative against cholera.The Dark Forest|Hugh Walpole
I have known ships to founder with rats on board, so that they cannot be said to be a preventative to such a disaster.Dick Cheveley|W. H. G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for preventive
- tending to prevent disease; prophylactic
- of or relating to the branch of medicine concerned with prolonging life and preventing disease