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Oxford dictionary definition of the word obviate:
remove (a need or difficulty):
the presence of roller blinds obviated the need for curtains
avoid or prevent (something undesirable):
a parachute can be used to obviate disaster
Pronunciation: /-ˈeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun
late 16th century: from late Latin obviat- ‘prevented’, from the verb obviare, based on Latin via ‘way’