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Overview of verb obviate

The verb obviate has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. obviate, rid of, eliminate

(do away with)

2. debar, forefend, forfend, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward off

(prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike")

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