Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

zapobiec in English:

1. obviate obviate


The new treatment obviates the need for surgery.
the presence of roller blinds obviates the need for curtains

English word "zapobiec"(obviate) occurs in sets:

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2. prevent


They confirmed the importance of strengthening global precautions in order to prevent devastating losses.
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Governments can prevent terrorism by fighting countries that support terrorist organisations.
If you say that you cannot help doing something, you mean you cannot prevent or avoid it.
In order to prevent a further drop of the Japanese currency, the Bank of Japan intervened in the market to support it at around 150 yen to the dollar.
To prevent hijacks, all carry-on baggage is carefully inspected.
In the event that asbestos-covered mesh is found, ensure its safety by damping the asbestos portion to prevent dust release and wrapping in a plastic bag.
In short some guns have excellent security systems to prevent accidental firing (e.g. when dropped), others don't.
Educate against hate. The verb prevent means "to keep something from happening,"
prevent [a fire, disaster, a disease, an illness, the spread of [disease] to [others, the rest of the body], it (from) happening (again), further damage, such [problems, attacks, abuses] from occurring again, unauthorized access (to) prevent sb from [ing]
the general principles of risk prevention and with the safety and health regulations applying at the construction site and that they monitor work procedures to ensure proper application
Hobbyists must keep their machines flying lower than 400 feet (122 meters) and at least 5 miles (8 kilometers) from airports to prevent conflicts with manned aircraft.
They inspect the facilities that are insured and suggest improvements to prevent losses.
Maintaining a good support network is a terrific way to prevent the formation of bad habits.
preventing trafficking of women and children

English word "zapobiec"(prevent) occurs in sets:

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3. avert


Skillful diplomacy helps to avert war.
No one can avert death.

English word "zapobiec"(avert) occurs in sets:

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4. prevent from



English word "zapobiec"(prevent from) occurs in sets:

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5. preventable


Accidental overdose of prescription opioids, as a result, is now the leading cause of acute preventable death for Americans (exceeding car fatalities).
Smoking is the largest single preventable cause of cancer.

English word "zapobiec"(preventable) occurs in sets:

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6. prevented


What prevented you from working?
A slight cold prevented me from going to Ibusuki with my family.
The noise of traffic prevented us from hearing what the man said.
I could not understand what prevented me from moving.
His prompt action prevented an epidemic.
It prevented a civil war.
My pride prevented me from borrowing money from him.
The noise outside his window prevented him from sleeping.
It is a disease that can't be prevented.
His mother prevented him from going out because she was anxious about his health.
The storm prevented me from attending the farewell party in honor of Mr Suzuki.
His modesty prevented him from making his feelings known to her.
Putting pieces of bread prevented them from getting lost.
Your help prevented me from being ruined.
Fire cannot be prevented by half measures.

English word "zapobiec"(prevented) occurs in sets:

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7. forestall


Using the best practices can forestall customers mistakes.
Achmed’s insurer will be actively scanning the surroundings looking for polluters it can forestall.

English word "zapobiec"(forestall) occurs in sets:

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8. ward off


Taking vitamin C can help ward off the flu.
Sheila carried a knife to ward off attacks.

English word "zapobiec"(ward off) occurs in sets:

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9. prevented from



English word "zapobiec"(prevented from) occurs in sets:

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