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Synonyms of kibosh in English:




put the kibosh on

his boss put the kibosh on the deal
put a stop to, check, curb, stop, halt, bring to an end, put an end to, nip in the bud, quash, block, cancel, scotch, thwart, frustrate, prevent, quell, suppress
informalsquelch, put paid to, scupper, spike, stymie

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