English to Afrikaans Meaning :: prevent

Prevent :
voorkom
voorkom - voorkomvoorkombareverhoedvoorkomingVoorkom
 
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Verb(1) keep from happening or arising; make impossible(2) stop (someone or something

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(1) When my wife and I were mugged someone got a police officer in no time but we should be trying to prevent the attacks happening.(2) locks won't prevent a determined burglar from getting in(3) action must be taken to prevent further accidents(4) Anything that can prevent a tragedy from happening should be carefully adhered to.(5) Ultimately, it was unable to prevent the Soviet invasion of the Baltic states in 1940.(6) New security guidelines and technology are being put in place to prevent a similar problem happening again.(7) to prevent sb from doing sth(8) Unable to prevent the sliding, the authorities had no choice but to abandon the project.(9) The prime focus for us is to prevent them happening in the first place.(10) The union was unable to prevent the strike, but it is instructive to look at how it was conducted.(11) But her experiences made her determined to prevent the same thing happening to others.(12) And he made an impassioned plea for changes to be made to prevent a similar tragedy happening again.(13) Each is a tragedy, and it is right to seek solutions to why it happened, and to try to prevent them happening again.(14) window locks won't prevent a determined burglar from getting in(15) To compound matters he was unable to prevent the club from being relegated last season.(16) Several neighbours rushed to help the Brownes but they were unable to prevent the men escaping.
Related Words
(1) to prevent ::
om te verhoed
(2) prevent from ::
verhoed om
(3) prevent sunstroke ::
voorkom sonsteek
Synonyms
Verb
1. stop ::
stop
2. keep ::
hou
3. preclude ::
verhoed
Different Forms
prevent, preventable, prevented, preventing, prevents
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

You can\'t. If you were to prevent yourself
from buying it in the past...

You can't. If you were to PREVENT yourself from buying it in the past...

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 14


And if something were to prevent you from
doing your laundry on Saturday at 8:15...

And if something were to PREVENT you from doing your laundry on Saturday at 8:15...

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 7


And you can\'t prevent it.\\NWhat mistake did Dad make?\0

And you can't PREVENT it.
What mistake did Dad make?

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 8


so I could go back
and prevent myself

so I could go back and PREVENT myself

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 18


To prevent things from
escalating any further.

To PREVENT things from escalating any further.

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 4


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