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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 stave off
 擋開,阻止,防止,避開

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 stave off
      v : prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's
          avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation";
          "avert a strike" [syn: debar, obviate, deflect, avert,
           head off, fend off, avoid, ward off]