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pre•vent•er



Pronunciation: (pri-ven'tur), [key]
n.
1. a person or thing that prevents.
2. Naut.
a. any of various lines set up to reinforce or relieve ordinary running or standing rigging.
b. a line for preventing a sail from jibbing.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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