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forestallment

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Synonyms and Antonyms of forestallment

  1. the act or practice of keeping something from happening by raising the necessary funds, the historical society was able to effect a last-minute forestallment of the demolition of the town's oldest house Synonyms averting, prevention, precludingRelated Words 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 aid, assistance, backing, support; facilitation; advancement, cultivation, encouragement, nurture, promotion


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