avert danger

предотвращать опасность

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • Avert — A*vert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Averted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Averting}.] [L. avertere; a, ab + vertere to turn: cf. OF. avertir. See {Verse}, n.] To turn aside, or away; as, to avert the eyes from an object; to ward off, or prevent, the occurrence or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • avert — I verb amovere, arrest, avertere, avoid, change the course of, check, counteract, deflect, deter, divert, fend off, forestall, head off, intercept, make possible the avoidance of, parry, prevent, prohibere, shove aside, shunt, stave off, thwart,… …   Law dictionary

  • danger — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, considerable, enormous, extreme, grave, great, mortal, obvious, real, serious, significant …   Collocations dictionary

  • danger — n. 1) to constitute, represent; create (a) danger 2) to run a danger 3) to expose to danger 4) to face; sense (a) danger 5) to avert (a) danger 6) (a) deadly, grave, mortal; imminent, impending danger 7) (legal) a clear and present danger 8) a… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • avert — verb 1 prevent sth ADVERB ▪ narrowly ▪ Disaster was narrowly averted when two airliners almost collided above Detroit. VERB + AVERT ▪ try to ▪ be able to, ma …   Collocations dictionary

  • avert — avoid, avert, evade Avoid and evade overlap in meaning, but evade has a stronger sense of guile or trickery in escaping from an obligation (such as paying income tax). Avert means ‘to turn aside’ (which is its literal meaning in averting one s… …   Modern English usage

  • avert — 1. verb a) To turn aside or away. To avert the eyes from an object. b) To ward off, or prevent, the occurrence or effects of …   Wiktionary

  • Ostrich policy — An Ostrich Policy relate to the inability of governments or people to acknowledge that a real problem or danger exist. Many African governments have been accused of an Ostrich Policy concerning the AIDS pandemic, of which Thabo Mbeki s speech at… …   Wikipedia

  • safety — /sayf tee/, n., pl. safeties. 1. the state of being safe; freedom from the occurrence or risk of injury, danger, or loss. 2. the quality of averting or not causing injury, danger, or loss. 3. a contrivance or device to prevent injury or avert… …   Universalium

  • safety — /ˈseɪfti / (say sayftee) noun (plural safeties) 1. the state of being safe; freedom from injury or danger. 2. the quality of insuring against hurt, injury, danger, or risk. 3. a contrivance or device to prevent injury or avert danger. 4. the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sacred kingship — ▪ religious and political concept Introduction       religious and political concept by which a ruler is seen as an incarnation, manifestation, mediator, or agent of the sacred or holy (the transcendent or supernatural realm). The concept… …   Universalium

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