Definitions for obviateˈɒb viˌeɪt
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obviate, rid of, eliminate(verb)
do away with
debar, forefend, forfend, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward off(verb)
prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
"Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
To bypass a requirement or make it unnecessary.
Origin: From obviare
to meet in the way
to anticipate; to prevent by interception; to remove from the way or path; to make unnecessary; as, to obviate the necessity of going
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