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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: preventive(0.01501 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to preventive.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease;
“preventive medicine”; “vaccines are prophylactic”; “a
prophylactic drug” [syn: preventative, prophylactic]
2: tending to prevent or hinder [syn: preventative] [ant: permissive]
3: tending to ward off; “the swastika...a very ancient
prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples”- Victor
Schultze [syn: cautionary, prophylactic]
n 1: remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or
disease; “the doctor recommended several preventatives”
[syn: preventative, prophylactic]
2: any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome [syn: hindrance,
hitch, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference]
3: an agent or device intended to prevent conception [syn: contraceptive,
preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device
, birth control device]
English → English (gcide)
Preventive \Pre*vent"ive\, n.
That which prevents, hinders, or obstructs; that which
intercepts access; in medicine, something to prevent disease;
Preventive \Pre*vent"ive\, a. [Cf. F. pr['e]ventif.]
1. Going before; preceding. [Obs.]
Any previous counsel or preventive understanding.
2. Tending to defeat or hinder; obviating; preventing the
access of; as, a medicine preventive of disease.
Physic is either curative or preventive. --Sir T.
Preventive service, the duty performed by the armed police
in guarding the coast against smuggling. [Eng]