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Definition of "preventatives" []

  • Plural form of preventative. (noun)

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Use "preventatives" in a sentence
  • "Fortunately for Mrs. Wettin, the present governmental figure-head, jolly old Liz either availed herself of some of the "preventatives" so extensively advertised in "great family newspapers," or neglected to own her illegitimate offspring."
  • "Don't mess around with fleas, a 6 dollar pill from your vet kills all the fleas on your pet in a few minutes and monthly flea preventatives are recommended after that."
  • "These drugs aren't used as preventatives, but rather you take them when you feel an attack coming on."