thwart

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈθwɔːrt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/θwɔrt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(thwôrt)

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thwart

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. thwart [their plans, an attack, our ambitions, them]
  2. their [plan] was thwarted (by)
  3. thwart all [plans, attempts, efforts]
  4. thwarted by the [police, enemy, the opposition, him]
  5. he was thwarted in his [tracks, desire to, hope to]
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