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prevent

[prɪ'vent] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. предотвращать, предупреждать

  2. мешать, препятствовать; оберегать

  3. уст. предшествовать

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prevent

[prɪ'vent]

v

  1. предотвращать, не допускать

  2. препятствовать, мешать

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Over time, however, price- caps have to be adjusted to prevent excessive profits.
Через какое-то время, максимальные цены приходится корректировать, чтобы препятствовать получению сверхприбылей.
© Исследовательский Центр ИПМ 2012
© Исследовательский Центр ИПМ 2012
We share the view that it would be appropriate to establish an international mechanism within a United Nations framework to prevent the spread of the most destructive and sophisticated weapons and the technologies behind them.
Мы разделяем мнение о целесообразности создания в рамках ООН международного механизма по предотвращению распространения наиболее разрушительных и других новейших видов оружия и соответствующих технологий.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
To prevent water erosion, the hatchway of the water drain will be furnished with a flow damper.
Для предотвращения развития водной эрозии водоприемник водостока будет оборудован демпфером потока.
© «Сахалин Энерджи» 2006
© Sakhalin Energy 2006
The government seemed contented to prevent the rebels advancing towards the capital, while the insurgents were intent upon augmenting and strengthening their forces.
Преградив мятежникам путь к столице, правительство вынуждено было, по-видимому, этим довольствоваться, тогда как повстанцы усиленно занимались наращиванием и укреплением своих сил.
Scott, Walter / Old MortalityСкотт, Вальтер / Пуритане
Пуритане
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Old Mortality
Scott, Walter
© 2006 Adamant Media Corporation.
(Since the Casimir effect creates a net attraction between the plates, we will also have to add charges to the plates to prevent them from collapsing.)
(Поскольку эффект Казимира создает между пластинами чистое притяжение, необходимо также сообщить пластинам заряд, чтобы предотвратить их коллапсирование.)
Kaku, Michio / Parallel worlds : a journey through creation, higher dimensions, and the future of the cosmosКаку, Мичио / Параллельные миры: Об устройстве мироздания, высших измерениях и будущем Космоса
Параллельные миры: Об устройстве мироздания, высших измерениях и будущем Космоса
Каку, Мичио
© ООО Издательство «София», 2008
© 2005 by Michio Kaku
© «София», 2008
Parallel worlds : a journey through creation, higher dimensions, and the future of the cosmos
Kaku, Michio
© 2005 Michio Kaku
These rules help prevent collisions.
Они помогают избегать коллизий.
Roshan, Pejman,Leary, Jonathan / 802.11 Wireless LAN FundamentalsРошан, Педжман,Лиэри, Джонатан / Основы построения беспроводных локальных сетей стандарта 802.11
Основы построения беспроводных локальных сетей стандарта 802.11
Рошан, Педжман,Лиэри, Джонатан
© Cisco Press, 2004
© Издательский дом "Вильямc", 2004
802.11 Wireless LAN Fundamentals
Roshan, Pejman,Leary, Jonathan
© 2004 Cisco Systems, Inc.
Central to the mission of the United Nations to maintain international peace and security is its capacity to prevent conflict and consolidate peace after conflicts.
Центральную роль в деятельности Организации Объединенных Наций по поддержанию международного мира и безопасности играет ее способность предотвращать конфликты и укреплять мир после их урегулирования.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Sufficient straps, chains, etc. are applied to secure equipment to prevent movement
использование достаточного количества тросов, цепей и т.п. для закрепления оборудования и предотвращения его смещения;
© «Сахалин Энерджи» 2006
© Sakhalin Energy 2006
Readers who are acquainted with Chernyshevsky’s works naturally know that such reservations did not prevent him from thinking and “worrying” very much about the future.
Читатель, знакомый с сочинениями Чернышевского, знает, конечно, что такого рода оговорки не мешали ему очень много думать и «заботиться» о будущем времени.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
The frightening thing about it, she thought, was its stow, deliberate movement, its sense of power, its seeming confidence that nothing could prevent it from doing what it was doing.
Пугало, как отметила про себя Кэт. Медленная неумолимость движения, ощущение мощи, уверенности, что никто не в силах помешать ей делать то, чем она занимается в настоящее время.
Simak, Clifford D. / The VisitorsСаймак, Клиффорд Д. / Пришельцы
Пришельцы
Саймак, Клиффорд Д.
© 1980 by Clifford D. Simak
© Перевод. Г. Швейник, 2004
The Visitors
Simak, Clifford D.
© 1980 by Clifford D. Simak
The room was quilted on all sides, as well as the floor and the ceiling, to prevent any accident from the carelessness of those who carried me, and to break the force of a jolt, when I went in a coach.
Все стены комнаты, а также потолок и пол были обиты войлоком для предупреждения несчастных случайностей от неосторожности носильщиков, а также для того, чтобы ослабить тряску во время езды в экипаже.
Swift, Jonathan / Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the worldСвифт, Джонатан / Путешествия Гулливера
Путешествия Гулливера
Свифт, Джонатан
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the world
Swift, Jonathan
Antioxidant therapy should be conducted at the beginning of reperfusion, the start time of which, in turn, is critical to prevent or minimize the development of myocardial infarction.
Антиоксидантная терапия должна проводиться в самом начале реперфузии, время начала которой, в свою очередь, является критическим для предупреждения развития или минимизации инфаркта.
Legally, you can't prevent me.
Я приехал за ней.
Lewis, Sinclair / ArrowsmithЛьюис, Синклер / Эрроусмит
Эрроусмит
Льюис, Синклер
© "Государственное издательство художественной литературы", 1956
Arrowsmith
Lewis, Sinclair
© 2002 by Literary Classics of the United States, Inc., New York, N.Y.
© 1925 by Harcourt, Inc.
© renewed 1953 by Michael Lewis
The King asked me to postpone the statement in order to prevent its publication undermining his efforts in Baghdad on the day after the invasion.
Король попросил меня повременить с таким заявлением, дабы его публикация не повредила его усилиям в Багдаде на следующий день после вторжения.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Clearly, it is our national duty to get ourselves back on our feet as soon as possible and assume the dominant status, so that we can prevent dangerous opposition from organizing against us.
Ясно, что нашим национальным долгом является как можно скорее встать на ноги и взять на себя статут ведущей державы, с тем чтобы противостоять возможной опасной оппозиции.
Wyndham, John / The Day of the TriffidsУиндем, Джон / День триффидов
День триффидов
Уиндем, Джон
© 1951 by John Wyndham
© Перевод. С. Бережков, 2009
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
The Day of the Triffids
Wyndham, John
© 1979 by Grace Isabel Harris
© 1951 by Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc.

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prɪ'ventVerbпредотвращать; предупреждатьExamples

to prevent the spread of disease — предупредить распространение болезни
to prevent crime — предупреждать преступность

User translations

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  1. 1.

    Предотвращать

    translation added by Jane Lesh
    Silver en-ru
    1
  2. 2.

    предотвратить; помешать

    translation added by Талгат Мырзаханов
    Gold en-ru
    1
  3. 3.

    Предотвратить

    translation added by Elshan Salaev
    3

Collocations

prevent prices from falling
препятствовать падению цен
prevent from disaster
вытягивать
to prevent
предотвращать
to prevent disputes from arising
предотвращать возникновение разногласий
to prevent disputes from arising
предотвращать возникновение споров
to prevent harmful consequences
предотвращать губительные последствия
to prevent an accident
предотвращать несчастный случай
to prevent a crime
предотвращать преступление
to prevent the spreading of infectious diseases
предотвращать распространение инфекционных заболеваний
to prevent
предупреждать
to prevent
препятствовать
to prevent the reopening of a case
препятствовать пересмотру судебного дела
prevent outburst
предупреждать выброс
prevent war
предотвращать войну
to prevent cruelty to animals
Предотвращать жестокое отношение к животным

Word forms

prevent

verb
Basic forms
Pastprevented
Imperativeprevent
Present Participle (Participle I)preventing
Past Participle (Participle II)prevented
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I preventwe prevent
you preventyou prevent
he/she/it preventsthey prevent
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am preventingwe are preventing
you are preventingyou are preventing
he/she/it is preventingthey are preventing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have preventedwe have prevented
you have preventedyou have prevented
he/she/it has preventedthey have prevented
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been preventingwe have been preventing
you have been preventingyou have been preventing
he/she/it has been preventingthey have been preventing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I preventedwe prevented
you preventedyou prevented
he/she/it preventedthey prevented
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was preventingwe were preventing
you were preventingyou were preventing
he/she/it was preventingthey were preventing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had preventedwe had prevented
you had preventedyou had prevented
he/she/it had preventedthey had prevented
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been preventingwe had been preventing
you had been preventingyou had been preventing
he/she/it had been preventingthey had been preventing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will preventwe shall/will prevent
you will preventyou will prevent
he/she/it will preventthey will prevent
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be preventingwe shall/will be preventing
you will be preventingyou will be preventing
he/she/it will be preventingthey will be preventing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have preventedwe shall/will have prevented
you will have preventedyou will have prevented
he/she/it will have preventedthey will have prevented
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been preventingwe shall/will have been preventing
you will have been preventingyou will have been preventing
he/she/it will have been preventingthey will have been preventing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would preventwe should/would prevent
you would preventyou would prevent
he/she/it would preventthey would prevent
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be preventingwe should/would be preventing
you would be preventingyou would be preventing
he/she/it would be preventingthey would be preventing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have preventedwe should/would have prevented
you would have preventedyou would have prevented
he/she/it would have preventedthey would have prevented
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been preventingwe should/would have been preventing
you would have been preventingyou would have been preventing
he/she/it would have been preventingthey would have been preventing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am preventedwe are prevented
you are preventedyou are prevented
he/she/it is preventedthey are prevented
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being preventedwe are being prevented
you are being preventedyou are being prevented
he/she/it is being preventedthey are being prevented
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been preventedwe have been prevented
you have been preventedyou have been prevented
he/she/it has been preventedthey have been prevented
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was preventedwe were prevented
you were preventedyou were prevented
he/she/it was preventedthey were prevented
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being preventedwe were being prevented
you were being preventedyou were being prevented
he/she/it was being preventedthey were being prevented
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been preventedwe had been prevented
you had been preventedyou had been prevented
he/she/it had been preventedthey had been prevented
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be preventedwe shall/will be prevented
you will be preventedyou will be prevented
he/she/it will be preventedthey will be prevented
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been preventedwe shall/will have been prevented
you will have been preventedyou will have been prevented
he/she/it will have been preventedthey will have been prevented