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  Definition of forestalling
  1. the act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively
Similar Words: obviation, preclusion

 

Derivational Morphology: prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid, anticipate, foresee, counter, obviate, rid of, eliminate, debar, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward off

 

 
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