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verb [intransitive/transitive] skirt pronunciation in American English /skɜrt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyskirt
he/she/itskirts
present participleskirting
past tenseskirted
past participleskirted

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    to go around the edge of a place or thing

    The pilots skirted the Moroccan coast.

    They skirted the field to avoid the mud.

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