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forestall

US [fɔrˈstɔl]
UK [fɔː(r)ˈstɔːl]
  • v.预先阻止;在(他人)之前行动;先发制人
  • Web预防;垄断;抢先
Simple Present:forestalls  Present Participle:forestalling  Past Tense:forestalled  
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预先阻止;在(他人)之前行动;先发制人to prevent sth from happening or sb from doing sth by doing sth first
Try to anticipate what your child will do and forestall problems.
尽量预见你的孩子会干什么,并预先阻止问题发生。

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