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to prevent something from happening or developing in the correct way
to make it difficult for a process to start or continue in a normal way
to interrupt something and prevent it from continuing by creating a problem
to prevent something from happening or progressing normally
to prevent something from developing as successfully as it could
to stop something from continuing before it has a chance to develop more
to stop something from developing normally
to stop the development of something, especially an economy
to prevent something developing or being successful
to stop something before it is finished, for example because it would be difficult or dangerous to continue
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders
a person or team that does not win a competition or race but is second, or is close to winning
be reversed; be as if it had never happened
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