circumvention

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin circumventio.

Noun[edit]

circumvention (plural circumventions)

  1. The act of evading by going around (bypassing).
  2. The act of prevailing over another by arts, address, or fraud; deception; fraud; imposture; delusion.
    A school in which he learns sly circumvention. --William Cowper.

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