end-run


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end-run

(ĕnd′rŭn′)
tr.v. end-ran (-răn′), end-run, end-run·ning, end-runs
Informal To bypass (an impediment) often by deceit or trickery.
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Such an extended exception could enable banks essentially to run an end-run around the appraisal process.
In an end-run on the constitutional principal of church-state separation, the Holmen, Wisconsin, Village Board sold a tiny 30 x 33 foot plot of public land to the local Lion's Club in order that a Christian cross remain displayed.
But some environmentalists are queasy, seeing the governor's idea as a possible end-run around the Air Resources Board.
Such methods allowed the Crown to engage in an end-run around the checks and balances of the ancient [unwritten English] constitution, and gave it the power to erode Parliament's ability to defend the rights of the people.
The agreement's authors call it a purposeful end-run around the intransigence of national governments, especially the United States.
We have been told that only General Synod has the authority to decide the doctrine of the Anglican Church of Canada, but now the issue is to be shirked, allowing supporters of same-sex blessings to do an end-run around General Synod.
The end-run around the regulatory and legislative processes has caused more than a few companies to dramatically rethink--almost overnight--how they do business.
It was an effective end-run around the bureaucracy, but the message she sent to students wasn't all it was cracked up to be .
Delwaide and Caldeira danced the piece beautifully, with that special passion that befits an end-run.
It's an end-run around the big plan for development in the field.
Eliminate "Americanisms" referring to popular sports terms such as "ballpark figure," "do an end-run," "get to first base.