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prevent
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
to stop (something from happening)
  • I never heard tell that it's against the law for a citizen to do his utmost to prevent a crime from being committed, which is exactly what he did, but maybe you'll say it's my duty to tell the town all about it and not hush it up.
    p. 369.8

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