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prevent
used in Henry IV, Part 2

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Definition
to stop (something from happening)
  • A man can no more separate age and covetousness than 'a can part young limbs and lechery: but the gout galls the one, and the pox pinches the other; and so both the degrees prevent my curses.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — London. A street (93% in)

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