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We found 47 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word prophylactic:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. prophylactic: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. prophylactic: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. prophylactic: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. prophylactic: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. prophylactic: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. prophylactic, prophylactic: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Prophylactic, prophylactic: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. prophylactic: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. prophylactic: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. prophylactic: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. prophylactic: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. prophylactic: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. prophylactic: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. prophylactic (adj.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. prophylactic: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Prophylactic: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Prophylactic: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. prophylactic: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. prophylactic: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Prophylactic: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. prophylactic: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. prophylactic: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  23. prophylactic: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. prophylactic: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. prophylactic: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. prophylactic: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. prophylactic: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. prophylactic: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. prophylactic: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. prophylactic: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. prophylactic: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (11 matching dictionaries)
  1. Prophylactic: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. prophylactic: Breast Cancer Talking Dictionary [home, info]
  3. prophylactic: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  4. Prophylactic: Hepatitis C Information Central [home, info]
  5. prophylactic: Dictionary of Cancer Terms [home, info]
  6. Prophylactic: GLOSSARY of BLOOD RELATED TERMS [home, info]
  7. prophylactic: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  8. Prophylactic: All About Hepatitis C [home, info]
  9. prophylactic: Vitamin Glossary [home, info]
  10. Prophylactic: WeMove Glossary of Terms [home, info]
  11. Prophylactic: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. prophylactic: A Word A Day [home, info]
  2. prophylactic: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. prophylactic: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (prophylactic)

noun:  remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
noun:  contraceptive device consisting of a thin rubber or latex sheath worn over the penis during intercourse
adjective:  capable of preventing conception or impregnation
adjective:  tending to ward off ("The swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples- Victor Schultze")
adjective:  preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease ("Vaccines are prophylactic")

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