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obviate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishobviateob‧vi‧ate /ˈɒbvieɪt $ ˈɑːb-/ verb [transitive]  formalNEED to prevent or avoid a problem or the need to do something syn eliminate The new treatment obviates the need for surgery.→ See Verb table
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obviateThis interpretation obviates a problem that can not be resolved on the views of Guthrie, Rohde, and Nilsson.The widening or duplication of tunnels to obviate one way working of wide barges soas to avoid long delays.They rolled up and down perfectly and their presence obviated the need for curtains.He also expressed optimism that an acceptable constitutional arrangement could be agreed which would obviate the need for Quebec to seek independence.The settlement, which concluded four months of negotiations, obviated the need for the separate cases to be heard in court.The goal is simply to raise serum sodium enough to obviate the risk of seizures.The practice above suggested should obviate this.obviates the needIts composition obviates the need for sulphur-removing equipment in power stations, which produce additional carbon dioxide.
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Verb table
obviate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyobviate
he, she, itobviates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyobviated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave obviated
he, she, ithas obviated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad obviated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill obviate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have obviated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam obviating
he, she, itis obviating
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you, we, theyare obviating
Past
I, he, she, itwas obviating
you, we, theywere obviating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been obviating
he, she, ithas been obviating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been obviating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be obviating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been obviating
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