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avert  head off  stave off  avoid  debar
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Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening WordNet 3.0
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Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening WordNet 3.0
Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; to protect from or to keep away anything undesirable; to ward off WordNet 2020
Prevent the occurrence of. OmegaWiki
To ward off, or prevent, the occurrence or effects of. Wiktionary
To avoid the undesirable consequences of; prevent. Wiktionary
To prevent something from happening; to obviate or avert. Wiktionary
Prevent something from happening. Wiktionary (translation)
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Head off a confrontation WordNet 3.0
Avert a strike WordNet 3.0
Let's avoid a confrontation WordNet 3.0
He drank plenty of orange juice, hoping to stave off the cold making the rounds at the office. Wiktionary
How can the danger be averted? Wiktionary
The government took steps to head off summertime shortages of gasoline. Wiktionary
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