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Noun
The act or state of averting
Adjective
Used or intended to defend or protect
Verb
Present participle for to keep from happening by taking action in advance
“A vigilant driver managed to stop the locomotive and avert a major disaster.”
Verb
Present participle for to turn aside or away
“They don't make for pretty reading and some of you may wish to avert your eyes now.”
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