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forestall (Englisch)[Bearbeiten]

Verb[Bearbeiten]

Zeitform Person Wortform
simple present I, you, they forestall
he, she, it forestalls
simple past   forestalled
present participle   forestalling
past participle   forestalled

Worttrennung:

fore·stall, Partizip Perfekt: fore·stall·ed, Partizip Präsens: fore·stall·ing

Aussprache:

IPA: [], Partizip Perfekt: [], Partizip Präsens: []
Hörbeispiele: —, Partizip Perfekt: —, Partizip Präsens:

Bedeutungen:

[1] vorwegnehmen, zuvorkommen
[2] aufkaufen
[3] veraltet: verhindern
[4] eine Person am Weiterkommen hindern, eine Person stoppen

Synonyme:

[1] avert

Beispiele:

[1] "But the Government took no notice of them until it was too late, until the Germans had forestalled us and taken possession of the country, by buying over the chiefs." [1]
[2]
[3]
[4] "When they came out of the restaurant, a man, shouldering a stick, was running along the snow-covered pavement, lighting the street-lamps, as though in dread of being forestalled by somebody." [2]

Charakteristische Wortkombinationen:

to forestall criticism
to be forestalled by somebody - von jemandem aufgehalten/ gestoppt werden; von jemandem am Weiterkommen gehindert werden

Wortbildungen:

forestaller, forestallment

Übersetzungen[Bearbeiten]

? Referenzen und weiterführende Informationen:

[1, 2] Oxford Dictionaries Online „forestall
[1] Macmillan Dictionary: „forestall“ (britisch), „forestall“ (US-amerikanisch)
[1–3] Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary „forestall
[1] Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus „forestall
[1, 2] Dictionary.com Englisch-Englisches Wörterbuch, Thesaurus und Enzyklopädie „forestall
[1] PONS Englisch-Deutsch, Stichwort: „forestall
[1] dict.cc Englisch-Deutsch, Stichwort: „forestall
[1, 2] LEO Englisch-Deutsch, Stichwort: „forestall
[4] Alexander Mansfield Burrill: A New Law Dictionary and Glossary: 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,. Neuauflage Auflage. The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd, 1850, ISBN 9781886363328 Google Books

Quellen:

  1. CAPTAIN CHARLES GILSON: ACROSS THE CAMEROONS - A Story of War and Adventure. BLACKIE & SON LIMITED, LONDON AND GLASGOW 1916
  2. A. CAHAN: THE WHITE TERROR AND THE RED. A. S. BARNES & COMPANY, NEW YORK A. S. BARNES & COMPANY