how to pronounce prevent

/pɹɪˈvɛnt/

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prevent is pronounced in two syllables

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pɹɪvɛnt

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An example use of prevent in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… product which can prevent gray hair …”

meaning of prevent

Prevent means to stop something from happening.

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