Usage examples for prevention

  1. A fine balance has to be maintained between freedom, and the prevention of abuse, this appears to be the challenge. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  2. Unless one does this he will be very readily deceived when he considers means of flood prevention. – The Passaic Flood of 1903 by Marshall Ora Leighton
  3. His Grace is President of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, or Children, whichever you like. – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. Where, oh, where is the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals? – Through Five Republics on Horseback by G. Whitfield Ray
  5. With him was a tall, red- haired man, who I afterwards learnt was Lee- Bigge, the Secretary of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. – The War of the Wenuses by C. L. Graves and E. V. Lucas
  6. These remarks relate chiefly to the reformatory schools, but we know that the prevention of crime by education is much easier than its reformation by the same means. – Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions by George S. Boutwell
  7. In fact, in most cases, the prevention of fire in itself is sufficient to insure re- growth and productive forests. – The School Book of Forestry by Charles Lathrop Pack
  8. Mrs. Marsham, groping quite in the dark, partly guessed that Alice had in some way interfered to prevent Lady Glencora's visit to Monkshade, and, though such prevention was, no doubt, good in that lady's eyes, she resented the interference. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  9. In the autumn of 1912 Mrs. Webb came to the conclusion that the work of the National Committee for the Prevention of Destitution could not be carried on indefinitely on a large scale. – The History of the Fabian Society by Edward R. Pease
  10. If they refuse, the Council, under the last paragraph of Article 17 of the Covenant, may take measures toward the prevention of hostilities; but these measures would be in the nature of good offices or mediation only and could be accepted or rejected by the two non- Members of the League as they saw fit; they could decline them wholly and go to war at their pleasure. – The Geneva Protocol by David Hunter Miller
  11. Two Years Ago gives some notion of the condition of things in 1849, but by that time there had been some experience, and means of prevention were better understood. – Chantry House by Charlotte M. Yonge
  12. Whether or not a blockade is established, a belligerent has the right to attempt the prevention of trade in contraband. – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
  13. Her new acquaintance, Mr. Mauleverer, was an example of such prevention, which weighed much on her mind. – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge