Definition of 'obviate'
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His manner seemed to obviate questions as to why he had neither telephoned nor turned up the night before. THE DEVIL'S OWN WORK (2002)For a moment Anna didn't know whether the joking warmth of Thomas's tone would obviate the irony of his words. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (2002)
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Used Occasionally. obviate is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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