Word: forestall

Category: forestall

Reference, Business & Industrial, Law & Government

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Synonyms: forestall

waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one's time, delay, temporize, stall, procrastinate, pussyfoot around, drag one's feet, dither, hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver, hem and haw, shilly-shally, lollygag, let the grass grow under one's feet, tarry, dillydally, shillyshally, drag one's heels

Translations: forestall

spanish
anticipar, precaver, impedir


french
doubler, précéder, prévenir, anticiper, empêcher

italian
impedire

russian
предупреждать, предвосхищать, предварить, предварять, упредить, ...

czech
zabránit, předejít, předbíhat

polish
uprzedzać, wyprzedzić, zapobiegać, wyprzedzać

ukrainian
попереджувати, попереджати, запобіжіть

estonian
ennetama

croatian
preduhitriti

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The meaning and "use of": forestall

verb
  • prevent or obstruct (an anticipated event or action) by taking action ahead of time.

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