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verb [transitive] formal circumvent pronunciation in American English /ˌsɜrkəmˈvent/circumvent pronunciation in American English /ˈsɜrkəmˌvent/
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present tense
present participlecircumventing
past tensecircumvented
past participlecircumvented
  1. 2
    to go around something that is stopping you from going where you want

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 circumvent pronunciation in American English /ˌsɜrkəmˈvenʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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