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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I wont stop pushing for real transparency about this end-run around the Fourth Amendment, Wyden said after the hearing.
In fact, this move starts to look more similar to an end-run around media regulations rather than a strict print/digital divide.
* The program will inevitably be viewed as an end-run around Loving v.
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 turning the idea inside-out and using the frequency as a cell phone ring tone that goes undetected by teachers has a lot more currency with the kids--and is a handy end-run around anti-phone school policies.
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."