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How to sign: prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
"Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike";
Similiar / Same: avert, head off, stave off, fend off, ward off, debar, obviate, avoid
Categories: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent
How to sign: turn from a straight course , fixed direction, or line of interest
Similiar / Same: turn away, bend