Definition of loophole noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

loophole

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈluphoʊl//
 
loophole (in something)
 
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a mistake in the way a law, contract, etc. has been written that enables people to legally avoid doing something that the law, contract, etc. had intended them to do a legal loophole to close existing loopholes
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