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Noun
The act or state of averting
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Adjective
Used or intended to defend or protect
Verb
Present participle for to avert the occurrence of by taking preventative action
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“A vigilant driver managed to stop the locomotive and avert a major disaster.”
Verb
Present participle for to turn aside or away
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“They don't make for pretty reading and some of you may wish to avert your eyes now.”
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Present participle for to prevent or protect (something) from being destroyed
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Present participle for keep at bay
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Present participle for give assurance
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Present participle for to exclude or reject as a candidate or possibility
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Present participle for to not be able to experience or take advantage of (an opportunity or chance)
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