English-Norwegian translation of prevention

Translation of the word prevention from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

prevention in Norwegian

generalnoun forhindrende [n]
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Definitions of prevention
1. prevention - the act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"
  hinderance, hindrance, interference the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
  averting the act of preventing something from occurring; "averting danger was his responsibility"
  debarment the act of prevention by legal means; "they achieved his debarment from holding public office"
  disqualification the act of preventing someone from participating by finding them unqualified
  interception (American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team
  non-proliferation, nonproliferation the prevention of something increasing or spreading (especially the prevention of an increase in the number of countries possessing nuclear weapons); "they protested that the nonproliferation treaty was just a plot to maintain the hegemony of those who already had nuclear weapons"; "nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation are closely related goals"
  forestalling, obviation, preclusion the act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively
  prophylaxis the prevention of disease
  save (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring; "the goalie made a brilliant save"; "the relief pitcher got credit for a save"
  crushing, quelling, stifling, suppression forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority; "the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent"
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