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  1. prevent

    • IPA[prəˈvent]

    美式

    • v.
      keep (something) from happening or arising;make (someone or something) unable to do something
    • verb: prevent, 3rd person present: prevents, gerund or present participle: preventing, past tense: prevented, past participle: prevented

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. keep (something) from happening or arising action must be taken to prevent further accidents
    • make (someone or something) unable to do something window locks won't prevent a determined burglar from getting in
    • 2. archaic (of God) go before (someone) with spiritual guidance and help.
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    • IPA[prɪˈvɛnt]

    英式

    • v.
      keep (something) from happening: action must be taken to prevent further accidents

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