Number of syllables in the word 'preventative'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word preventative.

  1. No of syllables in preventative : 4
  2. Divide syllables in preventative : pre-ven-ta-tive

More about the word - preventative

  1. noun
  2. Definition : A thing that prevents, hinders, or acts as an obstacle to.
  3. Definition : A thing that slows the development of an illness.
  4. Definition : A contraceptive, especially a condom.
  1. adjective
  2. Definition : Preventing, hindering, or acting as an obstacle to.
  3. Definition : Carried out to deter military aggression.
  4. Definition : Slowing the development of an illness; prophylactic.
  5. Definition : Going before; preceding.


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