- v.预防( prevent的过去式和过去分词 ); 阻碍; 阻止; [宗教]引领
The club's constitution prevented women from becoming full members.
Crowds of youths prevented the fire service from dealing with the blaze.
It should have prevented rain water warping the door trim.
Early warnings of rising water levels prevented another major catastrophe.
The rain prevented them from eating outdoors.
The accident could have been prevented.
A nasty incident was prevented by the timely arrival of the police.
The decay of the meat could have been prevented by proper refrigeration.
They prevented the flood from breaking over the dam.
Pressing business matters prevented him from taking a holiday.
Such abnormalities can be prevented.
His prompt action prevented the fire from spreading.
I have been unavoidably prevented from coming.
Bad weather prevented me from starting.
Something or other prevented him from coming.
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.
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
They were prevented from using mobile phones.
2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文收起真题例句