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prevent

US [prɪˈvent]
UK [prɪ'vent]
  • v.阻止;阻碍;阻挠
  • Web防止;预防;妨碍
Simple Present:prevents  Present Participle:preventing  Past Tense:prevented  
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v.
1.
阻止;阻碍;阻挠to stop sb from doing sth; to stop sth from happening
The accident could have been prevented.
这次事故本来是可以防止的。
He is prevented by law from holding a licence.
法律不准他持有执照。
Nothing would prevent him from speaking out against injustice.
什么都不能阻止他鸣不平。
Nothing would prevent him/his speaking out against injustice.
什么也阻挡不了他为不平之事鸣冤叫屈。

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