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espanta [is.pan.ta.] : head off (v.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: espantar: to frighten ]

Derivatives of espanta

head off
v. (social)1. avert, avoid, debar, deflect, fend off, forefend, forfend, head off, obviate, stave off, ward offprevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening.; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
~ foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent, forbidkeep from happening or arising; make impossible.; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"