from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The condition of being preventable
- n. The extent to which something is preventable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being preventable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being preventable; the possibility of prevention.
It blinds us to their frequency and preventability.
These consumer-driven state initiatives led to local media coverage with patient stories that put a human face on infection statistics, education about their preventability and a demand for accountability.
The lack of material wealth among many Africans does not confer license to dress informally but rather an imperative to collect their limited clothing into style and preventability.
I know it seems a bit out of left field, but the destruction and the preventability of at least a large amount of the destruction wrought by Katrina seems indicative of the need to a concerted and national effort at rebuilding infra-structure in this country.
They had been through it with his mom three years before, but not with this kind of violence, not with this kind of… stupidity, this kind of preventability.
And really create this mentality of preventability.
Diseases, caused by absence of vitamins from food, 42; carried by mosquitoes and flies, 71; caused by focal infection, 82; preventability of, 135-136; relation between consumption of alcohol and increase in degenerative,
An inquiry in May 2009 by the Commons intelligence and security committee into the preventability of the attacks noted that the picture of Tanweer shown to Babar was of "poor quality".
"However the preventability of death is by no means certain."
The issue of preventability is exceedingly important to them.