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obviate

verb

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to keep from happening by taking action in advance
  • brushing regularly should obviate the need for frequent trips to the dentist

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“Obviate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/obviate. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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