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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
obstruction, check, hindrance, prevention, impediment, interdiction, preemption, blockingblocage, interdiction, obstacle, obstructionVerhinderung, Behinderung, Hemmung, Verhütung, Vorbeugung

ON: KUN: はば.む
thwart, separate from, prevent, obstruct, deter, impede

ON: KUN: と.まる, -さ.す, よ.す, -や.む, や.む, や.める, とど.まる, とど.め, とど.める, -ど.め, -と.める, と.める, -ど.まり, -さ.し
stop, halt

ON: ソ, ショKUN: はば.む
stop, prevent, defeated, dejected

ON: KUN: と.まる, -さ.す, よ.す, -や.む, や.む, や.める, とど.まる, とど.め, とど.める, -ど.め, -と.める, と.める, -ど.まり, -さ.し
stop, halt

Example sentences
クーデター計画はぎりぎりのところで阻止されました。Parts: クーデター, 計画 (けいかく), ぎりぎり (ギリギリ), (ところ), 阻止 (そし), 為れる (される)The coup attempt was foiled at the last moment.
Der Staatsstreich wurde im letzten Moment verhindert.
Der Putschversuch wurde im letzten Moment vereitelt.

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