circumvention


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cir·cum·vent

 (sûr′kəm-vĕnt′)
tr.v. cir·cum·vent·ed, cir·cum·vent·ing, cir·cum·vents
1. To surround (an enemy, for example); enclose or entrap.
2. To go around; bypass: circumvented the city.
3. To avoid or get around by artful maneuvering: circumvented the bureaucratic red tape.

[Middle English circumventen, from Latin circumvenīre, circumvent- : circum-, circum- + venīre, to go, come; see gwā- in Indo-European roots.]

cir′cum·vent′er, cir′cum·ven′tor n.
cir′cum·ven′tion n.
cir′cum·ven′tive adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.circumvention - the act of evading by going around
dodging, escape, evasion - nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do; "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"

circumvention

noun
The act, an instance, or a means of avoiding:
Translations

circumvention

[ˌsɜːkəmˈvenʃən] Nacción f de burlar or salvar
the circumvention of this obstacle will not be easyno va a ser fácil salvar este obstáculo

circumvention

[ˌsɜːrkəmˈvɛnʃən] n [rule, restriction] → contournement m

circumvention

nUmgehung f
References in classic literature ?
Well, what can't be done by main courage, in war, must be done by circumvention.
So utterly lost was he to all sense of reverence for the many marvels of their majestic bulk and mystic ways; and so dead to anything like an apprehension of any possible danger from encountering them; that in his poor opinion, the wondrous whale was but a species of magnified mouse, or at least water-rat, requiring only a little circumvention and some small application of time and trouble in order to kill and boil.
As the voices came round one corner, I whisked in my noiseless clothes round the next, and it was only Fraulein Wundermacher, a person of resource, who discovered that all she needed for my successful circumvention was galoshes.
Contract notice: Rn 88 - circumvention of puy-en-velay - construction of operating and intervention center of puy-en-velay.
Such circumvention schemes would not be new -- this is the same type of pattern we've seen repeatedly from China over many years, including recent cases of circumvention through Latvia, Malaysia and Indonesia that were pursued for prosecution by U.
He also drew attention to a series of shady appointments at the Customs Agency, stressing that officials were no longer hired on the basis of competitions but through various schemes allowing the circumvention of statutory requirements.
ethanol entering EU via Norway: The European Biofuel Renewable Ethanol Association (ePure) has requested the European Commission to take action against what it claims is the circumvention of EU anti-dumping duties on U.
The regime must not bet on regional changes and its circumvention and security solution.
The Department of Treasury said in a statement that these actions are "part of the United States Government's ongoing efforts to prevent sanctions evasion by individuals and companies acting on behalf of the Government of Iran, including efforts to sell Iranian oil in circumvention of the strict limitations that the US and many of its partners have adopted.
Heather Wakefield, of Unison, said: "Home care workers have no option but to travel between clients, and not paying them for this time is a cynical circumvention of minimum wage law.
The GCC Secretary-General described Iran's attempts as a manipulation of the Iranian negotiation dossier with the G5+1 by mixing political cards, circumvention of its requirements regarding these negotiations and a continuation of Iran's procrastination and non-seriousness on reaching a final solution to alleviate regional and international fears regarding its controversial nuclear program.