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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- An act of stopping the passage of a person or thing.

Usage examples (5)
  • Verb (used with object) : to forestall a riot by deploying police
  • July 17th, 2008 at 8: 00 am homeowners insurance cancelations mold … cohort vulnerability forestallment …. ubiquity underflow probabilistically birthdays pore …
  • The desired object would be equally attained by a miraculous forestallment of those dialectical differences of language which are constantly in process of production.
  • Shun them as you would deadly vipers, and prevent them by forestallment. " for more
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