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abhalten

1.
to deter, keep someone from doing something
("abhalten von" - Similar idea to preventing, but not as definite)
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Opposite: anhalten
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2.
to hold
(For meetings and conferences. Sounds a bit formal)
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Word Family

Root: *haldanan
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Maddy
Maddy
2 months ago

What’s the difference between abhalten and abschrecken? is there an overlap in meaning with the word ,abbringen’ too?



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