Significado de “nip sth in the bud” - Diccionario inglés

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nip sth in the bud

to stop something before it has an opportunity to become established:

Many serious illnesses can be nipped in the bud if they are detected early enough.
It's important to nip this kind of bullying in the bud.

(Definición de nip sth in the bud de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)