- vt.预防; 阻碍; 阻止; [宗教]引领;
- 第三人称单数: prevents;
- 过去式: prevented;
- 过去分词: prevented;
- 现在分词: preventing;
- 形容词: preventable;
Be sure to wear the correct footwear to prevent injuries to your feet.
attempts to prevent cancer cell proliferation
attempts to prevent a recurrence of the problem
The security zone was set up to prevent guerrilla infiltrations.
Police are out in force to prevent a recurrence of the violence.
Relative poverty, however, did not prevent Martin from equipping himself with an excellent education.
Family control would prevent any hostile takeover or greenmail attempt.
They are only doing what is necessary to prevent wholesale destruction of vegetation.
If we act fast, we can once and for all prevent wild animals in Britain from suffering terrible cruelty.
Early diagnosis and treatment can usually prevent blindness.
This may help to maintain the gains you've made and to prevent backsliding.
The chops should be cooked over moderate heat to prevent excessive charring.
Your community officer can give you advice on how to prevent crime in your area.
There's been talk of a retaliatory blockade to prevent supplies getting through.
The fence is strategically sited to prevent anyone getting onto the beach.
How can we prevent such distress?
We should prevent others cashing in before we've time to market the product.
She tried to prevent her work from encroaching too far on her private life.
I'm trying to prevent the reversion of my garden to nature.
The windows are boarded up to prevent the thieves from breaking in.
The policy is designed to prevent the predominance of one group over another.
Nobody can prevent our getting married.
The police tried to prevent infiltration by drug traffickers.
The test questions are kept secret so as to prevent cheating.
The gas pipe has been blocked off to prevent escapes.
We must prevent the trouble from spreading.
That will prevent the wings of the aircraft from icing up.
More care in the future will prevent recurrence of the mistake.
The best way is to prevent disease.
It prevents old information from forming associations.
Now a third and far more significant motivation presents itself: meeting these goals may be necessary to prevent the collapse of our civilization.
Unfortunately, many federal and state laws impose post-conviction restrictions on a shockingly large number of Americans, who are prevented from ever fully paying their debt to society.
It may prevent your business and career from advancing.
His mother, convinced that she had to do something dramatic to prevent him from leading a life of failure, lay down some rules.
The result of constant muscle tension and stiffness of joints, many of them are avoidable, and simple flexibility training can prevent these by making muscles stronger and keeping joints lubricated (润滑 ).
To prevent possible traffic jams in nearby areas
prevents many people from changing careers
But in single-sex schools teachers can tailor lessons to boys' learning style, letting them move around the classroom and getting them to compete in teams to prevent boredom, wrote the study's author, Abigail James, of the University of Virginia.
Natural views can prevent children from developing ADHD.
I've heard that at a factory in the area two pregnant women who were working with paint requested a transfer to a safer department, because they wanted to prevent damage to their unborn babies.
To prevent such tragedies, fire fighter Eric Velez gives talks to children in his community, explaining that they should never hide during a fire.
In time it should help restrain costs by eliminating redundant tests, preventing drug interactions, and helping doctors find the best treatments.
Conversion of paper to electronic medical records will help eliminate redundant tests and prevent drug interactions.
A new study has failed to find any conclusive evidence that lifestyle changes can prevent cognitive decline in older adults.
Overall, stress-related health problems account for up to 90% of hospital visits, many of them preventable.
But even when employees are given paid time off, workplace norms and expectations that pressure them to overwork often prevent them from taking it.
prevent students from accumulating knowledge
A shattering loss of confidence inspires behavior that overwhelms the normal self-correcting mechanisms that usually prevent a recession from becoming deep and prolonged: a depression
Scholars will debate which interventions this time - the Federal Reserve's support of a failing credit system, guarantees of bank debt, Obama's ''stimulus" plan and bank "stress test" - counted most in preventing a recurrence.
They prevent job losses in a way.
What has prevented the passing of work-family balance laws in the United States?
The 1976 copy right act has not prevented these abuses fully, but it has clarified the legal rights of the injured parties and given them an avenue for remedy.
Indians likewise had the traditional life taken from them by white settlers who often encourage them to consume alcohol to prevent them from fighting back.
Many cancer cases could be prevented.
The WCRF has estimated that 19,000 cancers a year in Britain could be prevented if people lost their excess weight with growing evidence that excess body fat increases the risk of various cancers
Advanced lights, motors, and building designs have helped save a lot of energy and therefore prevented pollution.
2014年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
As always, you should stretch at least ten minutes before each run to prevent injuries.
2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 七选五 原文
But he is also working at a far more fundamental level: his staff show people how to make floating gardens and fish ponds prevent starvation during the wet season.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
However, anger can easily turn violent, and it is best to know the reasons for anger to appear in order to prevent its presence.
2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文
If you like, a squeeze of fresh lemon juice on the bananas will prevent them turning brown.
2018年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
In an effort to prevent language loss, scholars from a number of organizations—UNESCO and national geographic among them—have for many years been documenting dying languages and the cultures they reflect.
2014年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
In that case, eat before the flight, or an empty stomach will prevent you from sleeping.
2015年高考英语重庆卷 完形填空 B 原文
Machines with specific purposes are associated with living things partly because they might be able to prevent themselves from being destroyed.
2017年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 题设
Medical research often makes use of the forests' plant and animal life, and the destruction of such species could prevent researchers from finding cures for certain diseases.
2015年高考英语陕西卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
The fats in fish are thought to help prevent heart disease.
2016年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 七选五 原文
The real challenge is preventing light from scattering.
2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
They were prevented from using mobile phones.
2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
We are finally waking up to the severity of the problem by supporting and developing a group of tools, apps and approaches intended to prevent scammers from getting through.
2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
We're looking at the benefits of systems which control their speed as a way of preventing that.
2017年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
With these main reasons in mind, we can evaluate our level of anger throughout the day and prevent cases of outbursts by comprehending the reasons for our feelings.
2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文
But if Congress wanted to prevent states from using their own resources to check immigration status,it could.
As the international education market expands, the recent slowdown in the number of international students studying in the main English-speaking countries is likely to continue, especially if there are no effective strategic policies to prevent such slippage.
1. keep from happening or arising; have the effect of preventing;
"My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"
2. prevent from doing something or being in a certain state;
"We must prevent the cancer from spreading"
"His snoring kept me from falling asleep"
"Keep the child from eating the marbles"
block, bar, hinder, obstruct, prevent, hamper