What does the word preventive mean?

Usage examples for preventive

  1. This is the fundamental fallacy in the whole business of preventive medicine. – Eugenics and Other Evils by G. K. Chesterton
  2. There were twenty preventive men there, they say. – Patsy by S. R. Crockett
  3. Amulius deemed it best that some preventive measure should be taken. – Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain

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