verb (used with object), ob·vi·at·ed, ob·vi·at·ing.
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AlphaFold might not obviate the need for these laborious and expensive methods—yet—say scientists, but the AI will make it possible to study living things in new ways.This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through December 5)|Singularity Hub Staff|December 5, 2020|Singularity Hub
They weren’t even compatible with what Giuliani alleged, claiming a vote-rigging that seems as though it would obviate the need to commit the fraud Giuliani was discussing.What line did Sidney Powell cross that Rudy Giuliani didn’t?|Philip Bump|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
There’s the fact that women generally are paid less than men, which tends to obviate the question of who should be the one to quit if there’s a crisis.
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
The entrances are so arranged that everything in the shape of that most objectionable of all things—a draught—is obviated.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
That difficulty was obviated in this case by the strange disguise which the Phocæans had assumed.Xerxes|Jacob Abbott
The only practical difficulty would spring from the want of highly seasoned wood; and that could be obviated by a little patience.The College, the Market, and the Court|Caroline H. Dall
If employed at the beginning of the war, it would probably have obviated most of the financial difficulties of the government.
But by the practice now recommended, these several inconveniences are sufficiently obviated.The different modes of cultivating the pine-apple|John Claudius Loudon