circumvent - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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/ˌsɜː(r)kəmˈvent/
present tense
I/you/we/theycircumvent
he/she/itcircumvents
present participlecircumventing
past tensecircumvented
past participlecircumvented
  1. 2
    to go around something that is stopping you going where you want

derived word

circumvention

 

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/ˌsɜː(r)kəmˈvenʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]