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أَوْقَفَ \ arrest: to put a stop to: Can doctors arrest the progress of this disease?. bar: to forbid; prevent: He was barred from taking part in the game. call off: to give orders or decide to stop sth. which has been arranged: The meeting was called off.. close: to (cause to) be out of use: On his death, his business had to be closed (or closed down). cut off: to stop: Our electricity supply was cut off till we paid the bill. interrupt: to stop; prevent for a short time: The electricity supply was interrupted by the storm. stem: to stop or lessen (a flow of water, etc.): You must first stem the flow of blood from the wound. The motorboat was not powerful enough to stem the sudden rush of water down the stream. stop: to put an end to (movement or progress): I stopped my car and got out. Rain stopped the match after ten minutes. shut off: to stop a supply: The water was shut off because the pipe burst. suspend: to stop or set aside for a short time, hang: I shall suspend judgement until I know all the facts. \ See Also منع (مَنَعَ)‏

Arabic-English glossary. 2015.

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