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prevent
used in The Bourne Identity

5 uses
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Definition
to stop (something from happening)
  • I tried to prevent his selection in Treadstone.
    Chapter 34 (89% in)
  • I honestly believed I could prevent any serious assault on you.
    Chapter 2 (85% in)
  • Bourne gripped the woman's hand, holding her in place, preventing her from running into the aisles of the crowded, elegant restaurant in Argenteuil, a few miles outside of Paris.
    Chapter 17 (1% in)
  • Bourne remained motionless in front of Villiers, preventing the old man from stepping forward "General, I've got to ask you something.
    Chapter 25 (70% in)
  • There's nothing to prevent me from making a call on your behalf.
    Chapter 33 (67% in)

There are no more uses of "prevent" in The Bourne Identity.

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