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- adj. Not preventable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- That cannot be prevented.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not preventable
Pathologist Sebastian Lucas said the condition that killed her in Oxford last October - amniotic fluid embolism - was "unpreventable".
Pathologist Sebastian Lucas described her death as "unpreventable".
He told Oxford Coroner's Court that the condition could be survived, but was "unpreventable".
I didn't actually see anyone on this thread say "unpreventable".
The more we spend on treating preventable illnesses, the less there is for the unpreventable conditions that confront many of our citizens with severe challenges throughout their lives.
Massey Energy Co.'s yearlong investigation into the mine explosion that killed 29 of its workers concluded the blast was fueled by an unpreventable surge of natural gas and not coal dust, contradicting the findings of federal regulators and an independent investigation.
Massey Energy's probe said an unpreventable surge of natural gas fueled last year's deadly mine blast.
It was for the best, anyway; during these hours the Command Center was all a buzz with promotion-hungry officers and gung-ho Sergeant Majors, all of whom were hellbent on somehow preventing the unpreventable.
Many people believe disasters are unrelated, unpredictable and unpreventable.
Briefly, the point is that what we're really after --- efficient delivery of good long-term outcomes --- cannot be had with a "market" approach because the nature of this particular good leads to unpreventable market failure.
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