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prevent
used in All's Well That Ends Well

2 uses
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Definition
to stop (something from happening)
  • That was not to be blamed in the command of the service; it was a disaster of war that Caesar himself could not have prevented, if he had been there to command.
    3.6 — Act 3 Scene 6 — Camp before Florence (44% in)
  • — Rinaldo, you did never lack advice so much As letting her pass so; had I spoke with her, I could have well diverted her intents, Which thus she hath prevented.
    3.4 — Act 3 Scene 4 — Rousillon. A room in the COUNTESS'S palace (53% in)

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