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  1. obviate

    • IPA[ˈäbvēˌāt]


    • v.
      remove (a need or difficulty);avoid; prevent
    • verb: obviate, 3rd person present: obviates, gerund or present participle: obviating, past tense: obviated, past participle: obviated

    • 釋義


    • 1. remove (a need or difficulty) the Venetian blinds obviated the need for curtains
    • avoid; prevent a parachute can be used to obviate disaster