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1. obviation

noun. the act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively.

Synonyms

  • forestalling
  • preclusion
  • bar

Antonyms

  • free
  • allow
  • permit
  • unbar

Etymology

  • -tion (English)
  • -cion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • obviate (English)
  • obviare (Latin)

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