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verb [T] (STOP)   /stɔntʃ, stɑntʃ/ (also stanch)
to stop liquid , esp . blood , from flowing out: Mike pressed hard on the wound and staunched the flow of blood . To staunch is also to keep something from continuing : The company abandoned the plan to staunch the departure of more managers .
(Definition of staunch verb (STOP) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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