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Meaning of FORESTALLING

Pronunciation:  f`orst'âling

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  the act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively
 

FORESTALLING is a 12 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: obviation, preclusion
 
 See Also: bar, prevention

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: agape, agog, all agog, anticipant, anticipating, anticipative, anticipatory, arrestation, avoidance, avoiding reaction, awaiting, certain, circumvention, confident, debarment, defense mechanism, determent, deterrence, deterrent, deterring, discouragement, discouraging, dodge, duck, eager, elusion, elusiveness, equivocation, escape, estoppel, evasion, evasive action, evasiveness, expectant, expecting, forbearance, forbiddance, forbidding, forearmed, foreclosure, forestallment, forewarned, gaping, getting around, halt, hopeful, in anticipation, in expectation, jink, looking for, looking forward to, neutrality, nonintervention, noninvolvement, not surprised, obviation, optimistic, preclusion, preclusive, prepared, preventative, prevention, preventive, prohibition, prohibitive, prophylactic, ready, refraining, sanguine, shunning, shunting off, shy, sidestep, sidetracking, slip, stay, stop, stoppage, stopping, sure, the runaround, unsurprised, waiting, waiting for, watching for, zigzag
 

 

 

 

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