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English verb: kibosh

1. kibosh (social) stop from happening or developing

SamplesBlock his election.
Halt the process.

Synonymsblock, halt, stop

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent

Narrower (hyponym)embargo, stay

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