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to stop or prevent passage of

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a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea

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a metric unit of length equal to ten meters

female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock

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obstruct with, or as if with, a dam

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President Zardari who had been in touch with the local authorities and directed immediate relief and rehabilitation measures on January 4 and March 8, enquired about the progress made so far and emergency measures in case the artificial dam bursts.
President Zardari who had been in touch with the local authorities and had directed immediate relief and rehabilitation measures on January 4 and March 8, enquired about the progress made so far and emergency measures in case the artificial dam bursts.
Following the landslide, about 20 to 27 lakh cusecs of water has collected in the artificial dam, and Nepalese authorities are making controlled breaches so that water can be released slowly, officials said.
The river of loss batters against the artificial dams set up to contain or divert it, overruns its banks to flow where it will.