obviate : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v do away with
- v prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
- Intuition cannot obviate hard facts and decisions cannot be taken on intuition alone.
- The House has cleverly passed an amendment to obviate the need of an election.
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- First, tax issues and permit fees must be settled
Most elements of the proposed Tijuana Aeropuerto Binacional have been settled and, theoretically, construction could begin in a few weeks. The airport will feature a trans-border facility that will obviate the need for American travelers to cross at the San Ysidro or Otay border stations.
July 24, 2013 - San Diego Reader
- Barack Obama in CBS News
There was one problem: My father was missing,Mr. Obama wrote. "And nothing my mother or my grandparents could tell me could obviate that single, unassailable fact."
- Mike Beebe in Forbes
The legislators are going to be concerned about their own election or re-election. That's the end of March or the middle of March,Beebe told reporters. "It seems that the optimum time if you're going to reach a consensus that would obviate...
- Charles Schumer in Khaleej Times
If the president were to voluntarily institute the review and delay the contract that would obviate the need for our legislation, but a simple cooling-off period will not allay our concerns,said Sen. Charles Schumer.