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PREVENTION, civil and French law. The right of a judge to take cognizance of an action over which he has concurrent jurisdiction with another judge.
     2. In Pennsylvania it has been ruled that a justice of the peace cannot take cognizance of a cause which has been previously decided by another justice. 2 Dall. 77; Id. 114.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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This is how we came up with Comarch Bill Shock Prevention" - explains Krzysztof Kwiatkowski, BSS Product Manager, Comarch SA.
He then wrapped the child in two beach towels for shock prevention and carried him to the side of the building, where he met the arriving emergency medical crew.
A GFCI (ground fault circuit interrupter) is a shock prevention device that's required by the National Electrical Code in certain outlets, including kitchen counter outlets.