megelőz

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

meg- +‎ előz

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛɡɛløːz]
  • Hyphenation: meg‧előz

Verb[edit]

megelőz

  1. (transitive) to outstrip, leave behind, overtake, outrun, outdistance
  2. (transitive) to precede, surpass, excel (to be better or have a better position than)
  3. (transitive) to precede, come before (in order)
  4. (transitive) to beat someone to the punch (to do before somebody else)
  5. (transitive) to happen before, go before, to precede (in time)
    A hírünk megelőzött.Our reputation went before us.
  6. (transitive) to avert, prevent, ward off, stave off
    Megelőzte a betegséget.He/she prevented the illness.

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