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prevent
used in The Sound and the Fury

3 uses
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Definition
to stop (something from happening)
  • You'd work yourself to death before they'd be ready to prevent you.
    3 — April 6, 1928 (12% in)
  • To have people think Ipermither to stay out of school and run about the streets, or that I cant prevent her doing it....
    3 — April 6, 1928 (3% in)
  • I'll be happy to give the rest of my life to her, if I can just prevent—"
    3 — April 6, 1928 (24% in)

There are no more uses of "prevent" in The Sound and the Fury.

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