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Definition of circumvention noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

circumvention

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌsɜːkəmˈvenʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɜːrkəmˈvenʃn//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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the act of finding a way of avoiding a difficulty or rule To prevent further circumvention of the law, the cut-off date for obtaining permits is March 31.