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prevent

Prevent vs Blocking - What's the difference?

prevent | blocking |


As verbs the difference between prevent and blocking

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while blocking is .

As a noun blocking is

the act by which something is blocked; an obstruction.

Prevent vs Alleviate - What's the difference?

prevent | alleviate |


In lang=en terms the difference between prevent and alleviate

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while alleviate is to make less severe, as a pain or difficulty.

As verbs the difference between prevent and alleviate

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while alleviate is to make less severe, as a pain or difficulty.

Arrest vs Prevent - What's the difference?

arrest | prevent |


As a noun arrest

is arrest, confinement, detention.

As a verb prevent is

to stop; to keep (from happening).

Prevent vs Sop - What's the difference?

prevent | sop |


As verbs the difference between prevent and sop

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while sop is (supa).

Proact vs Prevent - What's the difference?

proact | prevent |


As verbs the difference between proact and prevent

is that proact is to take action in advance of an expected event while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

Encourage vs Prevent - What's the difference?

encourage | prevent |


As verbs the difference between encourage and prevent

is that encourage is while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

Bother vs Prevent - What's the difference?

bother | prevent |


In transitive terms the difference between bother and prevent

is that bother is to annoy, to disturb, to irritate while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As a noun bother

is fuss, ado.

As an interjection bother

is a mild expression of annoyance.

Prevent vs Common - What's the difference?

prevent | common |


As verbs the difference between prevent and common

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while common is to communicate (something).

As an adjective common is

mutual; shared by more than one.

As a noun common is

mutual good, shared by more than one.

Prevent vs Forestal - What's the difference?

prevent | forestal |


As verbs the difference between prevent and forestal

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while forestal is .

As an adjective forestal is

(uncommon) relating to forestry (cultivating forests for harvest).

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