to forestall someone's desires: đoán trước được ý muốn của người nào
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forestalls|forestalled|forestallingverb +keep from happening or arising; make impossible +act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
anticipate, prevent, obstruct, hinder, obviate, thwart, preclude, frustrate, avert, ward or stave or fend off, intercept, parry, stop, delay:
The frigate effectively forestalled our plan to sail away secretly.
Advanced English Dictionary
+verb [VN] (written) to prevent sth from happening or sb from doing sth by doing sth first: Try to anticipate what your child will do and forestall problems. + Any plans for a peaceful settlement were forestalled by the intervention of the army.
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