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To anticipate and prevent or bypass (something which would otherwise have been necessary or required)
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“This would have made the coast self-sufficient and obviate the need to upgrade the transmission line from Kikiwa and Islington.”
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To prohibit or interdict a given action or process
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To abolish, invalidate, or reverse (a previous system, decision, situation, etc.)
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To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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To neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite and equal force
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