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avert

verb
 
 
/əˈvɜːt/
avert a crisis/disaster/war, etc to prevent something bad from happeningPreventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
avert your eyes/face/gaze to turn your head away so that you do not see somethingUsing the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
Translations of “avert”
in Spanish desviar, apartar, prevenir…
in French détourner, prévenir…
in German abwenden…
in Chinese (Traditional) 避免, 防止,避免…
in Chinese (Simplified) 避免, 防止,避免…
(Definition of avert from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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