Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: to forestall



But to forestall the French with his whole army was impossible.
Rostóv, who had completely forgotten Denísov, not wishing anyone to forestall him, threw off his fur coat and ran on tiptoe through the large dark ballroom.
“I was about to offer myself, sir,” said the priest; “it is our mission to forestall our duties.”
'Very good,' replied Mr. Brownlow, smiling; 'but no doubt they will bring that about for themselves in the fulness of time, and if we step in to forestall them, it seems to me that we shall be performing a very Quixotic act, in direct opposition to our own interest—or at least to Oliver's, which is the same thing.'
'And as I see on the faces about me, a disposition to inquire how it happened that I was not in the way to corroborate Oliver's tale, and had so suddenly left the kingdom, let me stipulate that I shall be asked no questions until such time as I may deem it expedient to forestall them by telling my own story.
In this general excitement the most distinguished men were ready to forestall the wants of the community, and the people clung to them for support, and placed them at its head.

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Abwendungsrecht {n} right to forestall
verhindern to forestall