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prevent
used in The Hunger Games

4 uses
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Definition
to stop (something from happening)
  • And since my eyes were looking down, I can see that while our muscles are immobile, nothing is preventing the blood from draining out of Peeta's leg.
    p. 346.8
  • The energy field enclosing the roof prevents any desperate form of escape.
    p. 140.5
  • But that doesn't prevent me from feeling the sharp stab of pain as the needle inserts the metal tracking device deep under the skin on the inside of my forearm.
    p. 143.9
  • Nothing to prevent them from going in immediately.
    p. 160.7

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