Meaning of preventatively in English:

preventatively

adverb

See preventative

‘All three companies maintain that antibiotics are no longer administered preventatively.’
  • ‘‘Rather than waiting for children to become poisoned and then trying to deal with it,’ she says, ‘we should preventatively test homes.’’
  • ‘Most producers in South America manage this disease preventatively now because fields with significant rust development were not well controlled earlier with applications.’
  • ‘We had it in some of our rough areas and green banks, but we treated all the fairways, greens and tees preventatively.’
  • ‘Several of these herbs can be used preventatively, and are listed as so.’
  • ‘Fungicides also can be an effective management tool for diseases when applied preventatively.’