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Synonyms for avert

Synonyms for avert

to change the direction or course of

to prohibit from occurring by advance planning or action

Synonyms for avert

turn away or aside


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The post Global experts to debate in Nicosia how to kickstart growth and avert another crisis appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid agreed talks were at a standstill, raising the prospect that Americans will ring in the New Year with no deal to avert the fiscal cliff which could send the US-the world's largest economy and oil consumer-into recession.
Both sides had in the run up to Christmas rejected each others' proposals to avert a series of tax hikes and spending cuts slated to take effect in January that could push the world's biggest economy and oil consumer back into recession.
AVERT allows organizations to simulate both an attack on a facility--such as a military installation, airport or nuclear plant--and to simulate possible responses of security forces and physical protection equipment.
An-Nahar Cabinet on the red line after Aoun's attacks and Sleiman is fed up from the attempts to control him Mikati tries to bypass the controversial items in today's session Inclination to pacify debate over election law Annan considers his plan last chance to avert a civil war in Syria Rice assures that that goal at the end is for Assad to step down Assafir Sleiman confirms reaching the "red line".
Asia's small, export-driven economies look most vulnerable to the threat of a deeper US economic slump, which could materialize even if Washington manages to avert a debt default.
The stroke units at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport and Nevill Hall Hospital in Abergavenny will take part in the international Avert trial.
AVERT allows users to choose between Complete scan, Balanced scan, Quick scan or a Custom scan.
Ben Avert did get one back for Hinckley, which was converted by Guy Swaddling on the hour mark to take the score to a more respectable 22-7.
Trichet said, 'We can all feel relief that the collective international efforts to avert catastrophe in the winter of 2008-09 have been successful.
Summary: LONDON, May 22, 2010, SPA -- British Airways PLC and its cabin crew union are holding last-minute talks to try to avert strikes that threaten to ground many of the airline&'s flights, AP reported.
Union sources said the fact talks lasted so long was a positive sign, while the Royal Mail spokesman said it was working hard to reach an agreement with the union to avert the planned strikes.
Union sources said the fact that talks lasted so long was a positive sign while the Royal Mail spokesman said it was working hard to reach an agreement with the union to avert the planned strikes.
Bahrain has stepped up efforts to avert power cuts across the kingdom with the Cabinet meeting urging speedy repairs to electrical faults.