Definition of prevention is better than cure in English:

prevention is better than cure

(US an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure)

phrase

proverb
  • It's easier to stop something happening in the first place than to repair the damage after it has happened.

    • ‘Remember, prevention is better than cure and is much cheaper both in terms of hardware damage/replacement and lost production due to data loss.’
    • ‘We believe that prevention is better than cure, and we keep up with latest technology and colours to find the best for our customers.’
    • ‘The prescription for climate change is that prevention is better than cure.’
    • ‘With back pain, prevention is better than cure.’
    • ‘While council officials are not unduly worried they are nonetheless taking the view that prevention is better than cure, especially if the hot weather continues for the rest of August.’