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avert

US [əˈvɜrt]
UK [əˈvɜː(r)t]
  • v.防止;转移目光;背过脸
  • Web避免;避开;阻止
Simple Present:averts  Present Participle:averting  Past Tense:averted  
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v.
1.
~ sth
防止,避免(危险、坏事)to prevent sth bad or dangerous from happening
A disaster was narrowly averted.
及时防止了一场灾难。
He did his best to avert suspicion.
他尽量避嫌。
2.
~ your eyes/gaze/face (from sth)
转移目光;背过脸to turn your eyes, etc. away from sth that you do not want to see
She averted her eyes from the terrible scene in front of her.
她背过脸,不去看面前可怕的场面。

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