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Definition of Preventible
Lexicographical Neighbors of Preventible
Literary usage of Preventible
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook of Public Health and Demography by Edward Francis Willoughby (1893)
"CHAPTER IV HEALTH OF THE PEOPLE SECTION L—preventible DISEASE IN one sense most ... But the term preventible is by common consent used in a more limited and ..."
2. Democracy and Liberty by William Edward Hartpole, Lecky (1896)
"In many cases, as we have seen, it arises from causes that are partly or wholly preventible. In other, and perhaps more numerous, cases it grows out of a ..."
3. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1861)
"Bank Failures in the United Stat» in November, 1860, consequent on the Secession Movement 132 V.—preventible Mortality in Lancashire and elsewhere. ..."
4. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1890)
"Neither does the neglect to fence the ordinary machinery of a servant's employment, of itself, make a master liable to him for an injury preventible by such ..."
5. Public Health and Insurance: American Addresses by Arthur Newsholme (1920)
"The Continuing Mass of preventible Disease The medical record of the past on the side of preventive medicine is one of increasing control over infectious ..."
6. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1857)
"... any preventible cause of contamination which, by future increase may tend to mar the .... preventible ..."
7. The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British edited by William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone (1861)
"On u previously unobserved preventible cause of Idiocy, Imbecility, and the allied affections. By Mr. THOMAS BALLARD. (Proceed, of Royal Met. and Chir. ..."