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Princeton's WordNet

  1. avertingnoun

    the act of preventing something from occurring

    "averting danger was his responsibility"

  2. aversion, avertingnoun

    the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away

    "averting her gaze meant that she was angry"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Averting

    of Avert

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of averting in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of averting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of averting in a Sentence

  1. Kyriakos Mitsotakis:

    It is an act of responsibility to exhaust every possibility in averting this (deal).

  2. Michael Grosse-Broemer:

    I'm not so sure anymore if the Greek government is really interested in averting damage for the people of Greece.

  3. Peter Altmaier:

    We will help where we can, but there is no way of completely averting the consequences of this unilateral withdrawal.

  4. Martin Griffiths:

    Yemen needs its leaders to focus every minute of their time on averting and mitigating the potentially disastrous consequences of a COVID-19 outbreak.

  5. Downing Street:

    Such an intervention was directed exclusively to averting a humanitarian catastrophe caused by the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons, and the action was the minimum judged necessary for that purpose.

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