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stem

verb [T]
 
 
/stem/ ( present participle stemming, past tense and past participle stemmed)
to stop something from continuing or increasing: The new procedures are intended to stem the flow of drugs into the country.Causing something to endComing to an endLimiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
Translations of “stem”
in Vietnamese ngăn chặn…
in Spanish parar…
in Thai ทำให้หยุดไหล, ยับยั้ง…
in Malaysian menghentikan…
in French arrêter…
in German stillen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 阻擋, 阻止, 遏制…
in Indonesian menghentikan…
in Russian останавливать…
in Turkish durdurmak, engel olmak, önlemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阻挡, 阻止, 遏制…
in Polish powstrzymywać…
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