Sentence Examples


  • But the efficiency of this preventive stops short at the point of saving human life.
  • It is often made by the settlers and fishermen of the St Lawrence region, being esteemed as a preventive of scurvy.
  • At the first hint of below freezing weather, Howie was on the job, covering everything and reading up on all preventive measures known to man.
  • The first disease investigated by Pasteur was that of chicken cholera, an epidemic which destroyed io% of the French fowls; after the application of the preventive method the death-rate was reduced to below i %.
  • The Indian government formerly maintained a large preventive establishment for the preservation of the revenue, but it was withdrawn in 1898.