bn:00088454v
Verb Concept
EN
forestall  preclude  prevent  forbid  foreclose
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Keep from happening or arising; make impossible WordNet 3.0
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Keep from happening or arising; make impossible WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
To keep from happening or arising; make impossible. OmegaWiki
To preclude or bar from happening, render impossible. Wiktionary
Remove the possibility of; rule out; prevent or exclude; to make impossible. Wiktionary
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My sense of tact forbids an honest answer WordNet 3.0
Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project WordNet 3.0
In French, an aspired h forestalls elision. Wiktionary
It has been raining for days, but that doesn’t preclude the possibility that the skies will clear by this afternoon! Wiktionary
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