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to prohibit from occurring by advance planning or action

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However if you already have a Batchelor's degree and you want to re-train, or, heaven forefend, you want to do some more study at the same level or below just for the joy of learning, the university/ college you attend will no longer get any subsidy for your fees from this year.
I was sorely tempted to ask the good doctor whether the fact that he was obviously overweight and out-of-shape meant simply that he had never tried The Atkins Diet himself, or that, heaven forefend, he was simply the one failure.
Heaven forefend that the stunt issue should be raised and we are sparking with seconds.