OBVIATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OBVIATE
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 v.  bypass requirement or make it unnecessary; get rid of
Classic Sentence:
1  Nevertheless, said Chichikov, the general equity of this measure did not obviate a certain amount of annoyance to landowners, since it forced them to pay upon a non-living article the tax due upon a living.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER V
2  Everything went into the receptacle just as it came to hand, since his one object was to obviate any possible delay in the morning's departure.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER X
3  A useful and graciously austere half-light which dissipates puerile fears and obviates falls.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—CHANGE OF GATE
Example Sentence:
1  I hope this contribution will obviate any need for further collections of funds.