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Definition of prevented (Meaning of prevented)
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Prevent Pre*vent", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prevented}; p. pr. &
	     vb. n. {Preventing}.] [L. praevenire, praeventum; prae before
	     + venire to come. See {Come}.]
	     1. To go before; to precede; hence, to go before as a guide;
	        to direct. [Obs.]
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	              We which are alive and remain unto the coming of the
	              Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. --1
	                                                    Thess. iv. 15.
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	              We pray thee that thy grace may always prevent and
	              follow us.                            --Bk. of
	                                                    Common Prayer.
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	              Then had I come, preventing Sheba's queen. --Prior.
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	     2. To be beforehand with; to anticipate. [Obs.]
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	              Their ready guilt preventing thy commands. --Pope.
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	     3. To intercept; to hinder; to frustrate; to stop; to thwart.
	        ``This vile purpose to prevent.'' --Shak.
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	              Perhaps forestalling night prevented them. --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
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