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 ?
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.
Well, what can't be done by main courage, in war, must be done by circumvention.
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.
Here are plots and circumventions, parties and factions, equal to those which are to be found in courts.
what have I not known the young, and the delicate, and the virtuous, and the modest, to undergo, in my time, among the horrifications and circumventions of Indian warfare
ANTICSS objectives are (i) to assess and define "circumvention" in order to achieve a better product positioning in relation to EU Ecodesign and Energy labelling legislation and relevant harmonised standards; this includes clear delimitation from other effects to facilitate unambiguous public (media) communication; (ii) to collect, analyse and learn from cases of circumvention by literature research and dedicated expert interviews, as well as analysing existing EU Ecodesign and Energy labelling legislation and standardisation for possible loopholes.
CBE said in a statement on Monday that it had monitored some individuals who made large cash deposits in foreign currencies, and used them to import non-essential goods and products through companies, which is a circumvention of the controls.
the company behind the widely popular encryption and circumvention tool Psiphon.
On Saad Hariri's speech yesterday, the MP said it included a bit of circumvention, affirming that "the other political party wants a president yet adopts the candidature of no one
The European Renewable Ethanol Association (ePURE) asked the European Commission, on 29 January, to take steps to halt the circumvention by American bioethanol exporters of EU anti-dumping duties on imported US fuel ethanol, in place since February 2013.
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.
However, cheap American biodiesel has continued to be sold on the European market, and in June 2010 the EBB lodged a new complaint calling for circumvention procedures to be launched.