'An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure' Meaning

What does the saying 'An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure' mean?

Meaning: This expression means that is is better to try to avoid problems in the first place, rather than trying to fix them once they arise.

Contributor: Alea Roach

Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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