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to prohibit from occurring by advance planning or action

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The substitution of electors obviated this difficulty and seemed on the whole to be liable to fewest objections," he wrote.
For thousands of heart-disease patients, angioplasty has obviated the need for surgery.
California had asked Washington for approval to reduce benefit checks and make other changes months ago, but the process was obviated by the new law.
A, OSHA and other government agencies now accept the registry's microfiche reports, and since they are similarly accepted in legal proceedings, the need to maintain even an original full-sized document on file is obviated.
However, "As a result of the SRS implementation, we actually eliminated two full-time positions and obviated the need for additional hires, further enhancing the anticipated return on this investment in technology," he adds.
Circulation across the middle of the plan, previously blocked by the library, will be freed; long and tedious journeys round the perimeter will be obviated.
Here was a marvelous new `superglue' type of skin closure, which obviated the need for much suturing--especially in children.
amp;uot;This obviated some of the originally-envisioned challenges and opportunities that I joined the company to pursue,&uot; he said.