make unnecessary

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Related to make unnecessary: obviate
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Verb1.make unnecessary - make unnecessary an expenditure or effortmake unnecessary - make unnecessary an expenditure or effort; "This will save money"; "I'll save you the trouble"; "This will save you a lot of time"
foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent, forbid - keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"
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'NOCAL specifically refutes and describes as unfounded, the allegations of the Board being involved into the day-to-day activities of the corporation; that Board Members receive sitting fees for each meeting, excessive allowances, and make unnecessary travels,' the Corporation says in a release.
LAHORE -- Expressing dismay over allegations of embezzlement in funds of Shaukat Khanum Hospital, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said that hospitals are spared and exempted from attack even during war like situation but his political opponents do not miss a chance to make unnecessary criticism.
RAWALPINDI -- Director General InterServices Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa on Thursday asked all and sundry not to make unnecessary hue and cry over the Joint Investigation Team's (JIT) report into Baldia factory fire which claimed over 260 lives, saying that members of all important intelligence and law enforcement agencies' men were part of the JIT.