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The Count of Monte Cristo
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forestall
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Villefort thus forestalled any danger of an inquiry, which, however improbable it might be, if it did take place would leave him defenceless.
  • "I was about to offer myself, sir," said the priest; "it is our mission to forestall our duties."

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  • What can we do to forestall misunderstanding?
  • seeking union concessions to forestall bankruptcy

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