Meaning

Primary

Prevention

Alternative

Prevent

Word Type

noun, する verb, の adjective

Explanation

To prevent beforehand is still prevention.

Reading

よぼう
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.

Context

Context Sentences

危機かん理がもっとしっかりしていたら、この事故は事前に予防することができたはずだ。

If we had better risk management, we would have been able to prevent this accident.

その国に行くなら、事前に必ずマラリア予防の薬を飲んでください。

If you go to that country, please make sure to take medicine to prevent malaria beforehand.

日本人も十年ごとに破傷風の予防接種を受けるのですか?

Do Japanese people get a tetanus vaccination every ten years, too?

Kanji Composition