verb (used with object), ob·vi·at·ed, ob·vi·at·ing.
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Iranian funding for its completion has obviated the need for U.S. support for construction funds.Pakistan’s Crucial Elections: There’s Much at Stake for the U.S.|Shirin Tahir-Kheli|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Further, there is provided means for admitting air at will into the balloon, by which the necessity for much ballast is obviated.The Dominion of the Air|J. M. Bacon
I am still unable to see how the objection to the first bill has been obviated.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|Grover Cleveland
Where an agitator is used, the trouble of milk souring or tainting beneath an air-tight covering of cream, is obviated.Hints on cheese-making|Thomas Day Curtis