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To prevent something from happening

prevent

verb

to stop something from happening

stop

verb

to prevent someone from doing something, or to prevent something from happening

avoid

verb

to try to prevent something from happening

interfere with

to prevent something from happening or developing in the correct way

head off

to prevent something from taking place

avert

verb

to prevent something bad or harmful from happening

prohibit

verb

to prevent something from happening or being done

squash

verb

to prevent something from happening or developing

knock something on the head

to prevent something from happening

get in the way of something

to prevent something from happening

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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the gear that you use for driving a vehicle very slowly

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to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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