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Definition of: forestall

(fôr·stôl, fōr-) v.t.
1. To hinder, prevent, or guard against by taking preventive measures.
2. To deal with, think of, or realize beforehand; anticipate.
3. To affect (the market) in one's favor by buying up or diverting goods.
4. Obs. To intercept. See synonyms under PREVENT. [OE foresteall an ambush]
—fore·stall′er
noun
—fore·stall′ing
noun

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Statistical data

"forestall" has the frequency of use of 0.0001% on en.wikipedia.org.

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