Meaning of fire prevention in English:

fire prevention

Pronunciation /ˈfʌɪə prɪˌvɛnʃn/


  • The prevention of fire by the implementation of measures intended to minimize the risk of an outbreak of fire, or of harm or damage in the event of a fire.

    Recorded earliest in attributive use.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Courier. From fire + prevention.