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verb
  1. To stop; to keep (from happening).
  2. To come before ; to preceed (obsolete) from Latin praevenire - to come before.
Translations:
  • Dutch: verhinderen
  • French: empíªcher
  • German: verhindern
  • Italian: impedire
  • Spanish: impedir, prevenir
Etymology: From príventus (past participle of prívenire "prí + venire").


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