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kibosh

Synonyms of kibosh in English:

noun

informal

Phrases

put the kibosh on

1
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
informal squelch, put paid to, scupper, spike, stymie

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