preventing meaning


    Definition of preventing in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFpreventSGpreventsPT, PPpreventedPREpré-SUF-ing
    1. present participle of prevent.
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      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • I brushed my teeth to prevent them from going yellow.
        • To anticipate and prevent the duke's purpose. --R. Hall.
        • The platform grain shield and the windboard at rear of the binder deck will assist in making better bundles and prevent scattering of grain, if properly adjusted for long or short straw.
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      1. en preventingly
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      Meaning of preventing for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "preventing" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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