how to pronounce prevents


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prevents is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of prevents in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… everything else actually prevents colon …”

meanings of prevents


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of prevent.

prevents frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word prevents occurs in english on average 5.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics prevents can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that prevents can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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