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circumvent

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcircumventcir‧cum‧vent /ˌsɜːkəmˈvent $ ˌsɜːr-/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 1 AVOIDto avoid a problem or rule that restricts you, especially in a clever or dishonest way – used to show disapproval 🔊 The company opened an account abroad, in order to circumvent the tax laws.2 AVOIDto avoid something by changing the direction in which you are travelling 🔊 We went north in order to circumvent the mountains.circumvention /-ˈvenʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
circumventBut unfortunately the Act is framed in such a way as to permit it to be circumvented.By setting up such a system yourself, you are potentially circumventing any security systems your company has in place.He had a deep contempt for the bureaucratic mind and took particular delight in circumventing bureaucratic obstruction.Lastly, if the screening router is circumvented by a hacker, the rest of the network is open to attack.It seems that the new law can be circumvented by local entities.He forced his arguments on, jumping gaps, circumventing difficulties or problems.I had no intention of violating or circumventing Senate rules.Then began the ceremony of circumventing the city.
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Verb table
circumvent
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycircumvent
he, she, itcircumvents
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycircumvented
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave circumvented
he, she, ithas circumvented
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad circumvented
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill circumvent
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have circumvented
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam circumventing
he, she, itis circumventing
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you, we, theyare circumventing
Past
I, he, she, itwas circumventing
you, we, theywere circumventing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been circumventing
he, she, ithas been circumventing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been circumventing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be circumventing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been circumventing
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