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Definition of the verb Forestalled

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  1. past of forestall

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Google previewYou Did That on Purpose (2008)

Understanding and Changing Children's Aggression by Cynthia Hudley

Concrete evidence that early behavior can be changed and more serious behavior forestalled is an important lesson indeed. Conversely, we must never forget the important corollary of this lesson. Left unaddressed, at- tributional bias and aggression in childhood will most likely lead to more, not less aggression. The second very important lesson from the BrainPower evaluations is the knowledge that this program can be successfully embedded in a comprehensive youth development ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution (1874)

And Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union ; with References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law

A forestalled is an oppressor of the poor, and a publio enemy to the whole community and the country. Coke, 3d Inst. 196. Fortior ett cusiodia legis quam hnminit. The custody of the law is stronger taan that of man. 2 Rolle, 325. ' Fortior et potentior ett dispositio legis quam homi- nit.

Google previewA New Law Dictionary and Glossary (1850)

Containing Full Definitions of the Principal Terms of the Common and Civil Law : Together with Translations and Explanations of the Various Technical Phrases in Different Languages, Occurring in the Ancient and Modern Reports, and Standard Treatises, Embracing Also All the Principal Common and Civil Law Maxims : Compiled on the Basis of Spelman's Glossary, and Adapted to the Jurisprudence of the United States : with Copious Illustrations, Critical and Historical by Alexander Mansfield Burrill

a stopping or intercepting on the road ; forstalment, forestalled or forestalling, (qq. v.) The stopping of a deer broken out of the forest, ...

Google previewThe dictionary appendix and orthographer (1853)

by C. Vines

Foresee, foresaw, foreseeing Foreshorten, foreshortened, foreshortening Foresignify, foresignified, foresignifying Forestall, forestalled, forestalling Foretel, foretold, foretelling Forethink, forethought, forethinking Foretoken, foretokened, foretokening Forewarn, forewarned, forewarning Forfeit, forfeited, forfeiting Forget, forgotten, forgetting . Fork, forked ...

Google previewNebraska Biographical Dictionary (1999)

by Jan Onofrio

(The flood control plan was realized; the freight system, though sound, was forestalled by a new railroad and outmoded by a mid-century highway and pipeline.) ...

Google previewWorld Terrorism: An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era by James Ciment

Iraq threatened retaliation against the Saudis and other members of the Gulf War coalition assembled against it, but tough security measures forestalled serious incidents. The Saudi government expelled Iraqi diplomats, closed its borders with Jordan and Yemen, and worked closely with its allies in restraining potential terrorists. Only a few incidents took place. On February.

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

catcalled crawled dolled drawled enthralled forestalled galled hauled installed kobold lolled mauled overhauled palled piebald recalled reinstalled scald scrawled snowballed so-called sprawled squalled stalled stonewalled trawled uncalled walled Long OLT bolt colt dolt holt jolt millivolt molt moult poult revolt.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I Through World War II (2010)

by Martin H. Folly, Niall A. Palmer

The 46 ' CALVO DOCTRINE subsequent Calles-Morrow Agreement forestalled ...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.


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