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Definition of head off phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

head off

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs
to get in front of somebody in order to make them turn back or change direction synonym intercept We'll head them off at the bridge!
to take action in order to prevent something from happening He headed off efforts to replace him as leader.
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