how to pronounce prevention


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prevention is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… done in terms of prevention but also in …”

meaning of prevention

Prevention is the act of preventing something from happening.

prevention frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word prevention occurs in english on average 15.4 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 prevention 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 prevention can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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