Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of obviating, or the state of being obviated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of obviating, or the state of being obviated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of obviating; deterrence or prevention.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

Etymologies

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obviate +‎ -tion

Examples

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  • Yet, some of the most illuminating studies of the character of engineering reveal that “the ideas of engineering are in fact in our bones and part of our human nature and experience” and that for engineering design the “first and foremost objective” is “the obviation of failure.”

    First Man

  • Yet, some of the most illuminating studies of the character of engineering reveal that “the ideas of engineering are in fact in our bones and part of our human nature and experience” and that for engineering design the “first and foremost objective” is “the obviation of failure.”

    First Man

  • Yet, some of the most illuminating studies of the character of engineering reveal that “the ideas of engineering are in fact in our bones and part of our human nature and experience” and that for engineering design the “first and foremost objective” is “the obviation of failure.”

    First Man

  • Yet, some of the most illuminating studies of the character of engineering reveal that “the ideas of engineering are in fact in our bones and part of our human nature and experience” and that for engineering design the “first and foremost objective” is “the obviation of failure.”

    First Man

  • WHEREAS, the Cincinnati Conference of the M.E. Church, at its last session (at Hillsboro), kindly and benevolently expressed its sympathy for the free colored people of the Western free states, in view of the educational disadvantages under which they labor, and unanimously agreed to render them aid in the obviation of said disadvantages, and also in the elevation of the colored people generally in said free states; and

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  • Dresses, she said, owe at least some of their formidable staying power to their forgiving shapes, unfussy construction and obviation of caked-on accessories or cumbersome layering.

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  • Dresses, she said, owe at least some of their formidable staying power to their forgiving shapes, unfussy construction and obviation of caked-on accessories or cumbersome layering.

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  • Dresses, she said, owe at least some of their formidable staying power to their forgiving shapes, unfussy construction and obviation of caked-on accessories or cumbersome layering.

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