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To fend off or defend against something hostile
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Fend off
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To avert the occurrence of by taking preventative action
“The observance of a few simple rules will stave off danger until assistance can be procured.”
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To ward off or put up an opposition to (an attack)
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To formally bring to an end (at least temporarily)
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