English dictionary definition of:



  • stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state
  • keep from happening or arising; make impossible


forbid foreclose forestall keep preclude

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Prefixes: per or pre? and learn about the word prevent in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 23. Prefixes: when letters need changing..

Scrabble score for prevent

Scrabble score = 12

generated at 05:16:00 on 19-10-19

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