- v. Simple past tense and past participle of prevent.
“Beavers has maintained a pleasant demeanor while behind bars but his refusal to reveal his name prevented his release from the Utah County jail, Harris said, and sheriff's deputies spent hours trying to identify him.”
“It took 100 years to discover that aspirin prevented heart attacks and a couple of decades to discover the many uses of ACE inhibitors in cardiac disease.”
“The range of diseases that can be prevented is more than impressive.”
“The only harm that should be prevented is violations of individual rights.”
“So to say sprawl can be prevented is like saying earthquakes can be prevented.”
“In A Room of One's Own, Virginia Woolf posits that a hypothetical, gifted sister of Shakespeare, wishing to write but prevented from a broad education by limited reading and restricted interaction in the world of ideas, would have been laughed at and ultimately would have been driven to despair.”
“A District report in August 2009 said that the water flow was low but that whether the extensive damage to the home and its artifacts could have been prevented is "debatable" because the blaze was so intense and fast.”
“Congratulations Conservative Voters, you have once again prevented the nation from solving an important problem.”
“But what cannot possibly be prevented is a natural disaster.”
“Financial ruin prevented the entire development from being built, until the early 1980s, when a new developer intervened.”
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