verb (used with object), ob·vi·at·ed, ob·vi·at·ing.
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According to Kenealy, this concept is ideal for college dorms, taking less time than traditional delivery and obviating the need for a stranger to show up at students’ rooms.Cannoli kits and prime aged steaks: Here’s how the pandemic has revolutionized vending machines|Laura Reiley|March 12, 2021|Washington Post
But that does not obviate the U.S. from its statutory obligation to cancel its $1.3 billion aid to the Egyptian military.
Mofaz in the government doesn't obviate the enormous technical obstacles to an Israeli strike.
This is most obvious when expensive forms of trash are forced to backflip until they obviate their standard uses.
But this port (to obviate misunderstanding) is not on the Ocean lying eastward, but on that gulf which I have called French bay.
To obviate the necessity for 'legs,' a simple and efficient substitute is shown in the transverse section.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
It is possible he may have the offer of an appointment in England, which would obviate the necessity of our returning to India.Robin Redbreast|Mary Louisa Molesworth
Human beings have little occasion to fear mineral starvation, and may obviate whatever danger there may be with a drink of milk.
Still, if rain came now, he might save enough to obviate the necessity of using Helen's money.The Girl From Keller's|Harold Bindloss