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averting

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of averting

  1. the act or practice of keeping something from happening the averting of forest fires can be helped by the clearing of dry underbrush Synonyms of averting prevention, forestallment, precludingWords Related to averting avoidance, circumvention; negation, neutralization, nullification; baffling, balking, checkmate, crossing, debarment, determent, deterrence, foiling, frustration, thwarting; barring, enjoining, forbidding, interdicting, interdiction, outlawing, prohibiting, prohibition, proscribing, proscriptionNear Antonyms of averting aid, assistance, backing, support; facilitation; advancement, cultivation, encouragement, nurture, promotion



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