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forestall

1 verb prevent (action, event) TRANSITIVEcuir ó dhoras 2 verb prevent (person) from acting TRANSITIVEtar roimh PhrV  c m ushe forestalled him tháinig sí roimhe 3 verb COMM, HIST buy up (goods) TRANSITIVEthey forestalled poultry cheannaigh siad a raibh ann de chearca