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. Put on the skin; I doubt not you can play the bear nearly as well as myself."
Come in at once to your lessons!" Or, at a different period, "Ou etes-vous donc, petite sotte?" Or at yet another period, "Warte nur, wenn ich dich erst habe!" 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!
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The DOC cites the 'circumvention of anti-dumping duties or countervailing duty orders' when steel products are exported from a third-party country as the basis for the tariff.
Department of Commerce announced three preliminary affirmative circumvention rulings involving exports of steel products from Vietnam.
'Baka palusutin ko kayo ngayong araw na ito sa ginawa niyong circumvention of our statement a while ago.
The vast majority of Kuwait's illegal residents have access to state services, including free healthcare and education, the statement highlighted, warning that any attempted "circumvention of state laws" will be dealt with using legal force.
"We expressed concern over the continuing dangerous imbalance of the multilateral trading system, strengthening of protectionist measures, outbreak of trade wars, expansion of illegitimate unilateral economic sanctions practice in circumvention of the UN Security Council," he said.