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prevent
used in Animal Farm

3 uses
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Definition
to stop (something from happening)
  • He sets them to work, he gives back to them the bare minimum that will prevent them from starving, and the rest he keeps for himself.
    p. 8.2
  • Nevertheless, they were both thoroughly frightened by the rebellion on Animal Farm, and very anxious to prevent their own animals from learning too much about it.
    p. 38.7
  • She knew that, even as things were, they were far better off than they had been in the days of Jones, and that before all else it was needful to prevent the return of the human beings.
    p. 87.4

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