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(动词) 
Definition
to keep (someone from doing something)
We took steps to prevent it happening.These methods prevent pregnancy.
同义词
stop
I think she really would have liked to stop everything right there.
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avoid
She had to take emergency action to avoid a disaster.
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frustrate
The government has deliberately frustrated his efforts.
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restrain
He grabbed my arm, partly to restrain me.
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check
Today's meeting must focus on checking the spread of violence.
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bar
He stepped in front of her, barring her way.
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block
All attempts to complain to his superiors were blocked.
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hamper
I was hampered by a lack of information.
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foil
A brave police chief foiled an armed robbery.
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inhibit
buildings which inhibit the supply of light and air
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head off
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avert
A fresh tragedy was narrowly averted yesterday.
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thwart
They were doing all they could to thwart the opposition.
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intercept
They were intercepted on the way to the airport.
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hinder
Landslides are continuing to hinder the arrival of relief supplies.
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obstruct
The authorities are obstructing the investigation.
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preclude
The fact that they live in London precludes them from coming.
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impede
Fallen rocks are impeding the progress of rescue workers.
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counteract
Many countries within the region are planning measures to counteract a missile attack.
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ward off
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forestall
They had done little to forestall the attack.
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defend against
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obviate (formal)
This would obviate the need for a surgical operation.
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nip in the bud
反义词

其他同义词

in the sense of avert
Definition
to ward off
A fresh tragedy was narrowly averted yesterday.
同义词
in the sense of avoid
Definition
to prevent from happening
She had to take emergency action to avoid a disaster.
同义词
in the sense of balk
Definition
to thwart, check, or foil

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The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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