prevented meaning


    Definition of prevented in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFpreventSGpreventsPRpreventingPREpré-
    1. simple past tense and past participle of prevent.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The villagers fought tooth and nail to prevent the motorway being built through the local woodlands.
        • To avoid misfuelling, diesel car owners could get a device that replaces the conventional fuel cap and prevents the petrol nozzle fitting in the tank.
        • The tax increase legislation included a sunset clause requiring renewal to prevent the tax increase from expiring.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Past participles
            • Verb simple past forms

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Words
        1. en presented
        2. fr prévente
        3. en prevened
        4. en prevetted
        5. en prævented
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of prevented for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "prevented" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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        Definiteness: Level 1
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