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Prevented appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • Brown jars prevented the mixture from freezing too quickly. (50 letters)
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Definition of the verb Prevented

What does Prevented mean as a doing word?


  1. past of prevent

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Prevented

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Google previewThe Punjab Record (1888)

This clause, it is to be observed, applies equally to the class of cases where the act to bo prevented is a present...

the class of cases where the act to bo prevented is an apprehended nuisance, an act which threatens to invade such enjoyment.

Google previewWomen and the Value of Suffering (1998)

An Aw(e)ful Rowing Toward God by Kristine M. Rankka

Suffering that could have been prevented is an evil to ...

Google previewInternational Standardisation of Good Corporate Governance (1999)

Best Practices for the Board of Directors by L. van den Berghe

the corporation; this structural definition of independence may not neglect that a situational or circumstantial approach can be necessary too: what has to be prevented is that conflicts of interest arise between board members and the interest ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Epidemiologic Methods (2000)

by Mitchell H Gail, Jacques Benichou

Prevented Fraction When considering a protective exposure or intervention, an intuitively ...

Google previewIndian Philosophical Analysis (1993)

Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika from Gaṅgeśa to Raghunātha Śiromaṇi by Karl H. Potter, Sibajiban Bhattacharyya

The prevented awareness can be either true or false; it may or may not be attended with belief; it must not be a supposition; it must not be an ordinary perception, or an illusory perception due to any psychophysical defect; and it must be ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Epidemiology (2014)

by Miquel Porta

PREVENTED FRACTION FOR THE POPULATION In a situation in which exposure to a given factor is believed to protect against a disease or other outcome, the prevented fraction for the population is the proportion of the hypothetical total ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Church (1839)

Containing an Exposition of Terms, Phrases and Subjects Connected with the External Order, Sacraments, Worship and Usages of the Protestant Episcopal Church : with an Especial Reference to the Church in the United States by William Staunton

the moment, are effectually prevented. If this were duly considered, all objections would cease, because, if carried out, they must lie against all outward modes of devotion. To say that external forms do not act favourably in the preservation of a ...

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Quotes about Prevented

A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort. (Sydney Smith)
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Scrabble value of P3R1E1V4E1N1T1E1D2

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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