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prevent
British English: /prɪˈvɛnt/
American English: /prəˈvɛnt/

Translation of prevent in German:

transitive verb

  • (hinder) (forestall) prevent somebody from doing something, prevent somebody's doing something [colloquial], prevent somebody doing something
    jemanden daran hindern od. davon abhalten, etwas zu tun
    there is nothing to prevent me
    nichts hindert mich daran
    prevent somebody from coming
    jemanden am Kommen hindern
    catch somebody's arm to prevent him [from] falling
    jemanden am Arm fassen, damit er nicht fällt
    do everything to prevent it from happening or prevent its happening
    alles tun, um es zu verhindern od. damit es nicht geschieht

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