Prevent - Crossword Clue

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  1. turn away or aside; "They averted their eyes when the King entered"
  2. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
  1. a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War
  2. prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"
  3. a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax); "a bar of chocolate"
  4. secure with, or as if with, bars; "He barred the door"
  5. a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background; "a green toad with small black stripes or bars"; "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave"
  6. musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats; "the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song"
  7. expel, as if by official decree; "he was banished from his own country"
  8. the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction; "he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey"
  9. a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a riv
  1. bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.
  2. prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"
  3. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
  1. turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"
  2. try to prevent; show opposition to; "We should discourage this practice among our youth"
  1. To impede or bar by estoppel.
  1. put an end to; dispose of decisively. "he put the kibosh on the deal"
  1. a spot where something halts or pauses;
  2. the state of inactivity following an interruption;
  3. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical;
  4. a brief stay in the course of a journey;
  5. the act of stopping something;
  6. an obstruction in a pipe or tube;
  7. a restraint that checks the motion of something;
  8. a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens;
  9. (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes;
  10. a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations;
  11. a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it;
  12. the event of something ending;
  13. stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments;
Clue Database Last Updated: 15/09/2019 9:00am

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Setting for many a joke
Setting for many jokes
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Shut out
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Slot machine symbol
Sot's spot
Special offer giving no extra income for pub
Stave off
Stop child wiping bottom on bunk
Stop, perhaps
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