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prevent
used in The Shack

3 uses
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Definition
to stop (something from happening)
  • Could I have prevented what happened to Missy?
    16. A Morning of Sorrows (32% in)
  • Although there weren't many ways to drive out of the area—and roadblocks were being set up immediately to prevent this—there was a very real concern that a skilled hiker could pass undetected into the Idaho wilderness to the east or Washington state to the north.
    4. The Great Sadness (71% in)
  • But don't let the anger and pain and loss you feel prevent you from forgiving him and removing your hands from around his neck."
    16. A Morning of Sorrows (76% in)

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