circumvention

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n circumvention the act of evading by going around
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Circumvention The act of prevailing over another by arts, address, or fraud; deception; fraud; imposture; delusion. "A school in which he learns sly circumvention ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n circumvention The act of circumventing; the act of outwitting or overreaching; deception; fraud; stratagem.
    • n circumvention Means of circumventing.
    • n circumvention In Scots law, an act of fraud or deceit.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. circumventio,

Usage

In literature:

Well, what can't be done by main courage, in war, must be done by circumvention.
"The Last of the Mohicans" by James Fenimore Cooper
LAWYER, n. One skilled in circumvention of the law.
"The Devil's Dictionary" by Ambrose Bierce
The devil would not be able to peck me out with all his circumventions, for I am of the race of Zopyrus.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Without further circumvention he went to the safe, and examined it.
"Rolling Stones" by O. Henry
If ever we 're united, 'twill be by a trick of circumvention of that sort, pretty sure.
"Diana of the Crossways, Complete" by George Meredith
In a man like Swift, such circumvention and inconstancy must have excited violent indignation.
"Lives of the Poets: Addison, Savage, and Swift" by Samuel Johnson
The devil would not be able to peck me out with all his circumventions, for I am of the race of Zopyrus.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book II." by Francois Rabelais
I have been abroad, to set on foot a plot of circumvention.
"Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
Circumvention with them aims at permanent results which it alone cannot obtain.
"Story of the War in South Africa" by Alfred T. Mahan
In a man like Swift, such circumvention and inconstancy must have excited violent indignation.
"The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes" by Samuel Johnson
If it can be, let it be done fairly, openly, and without circumvention.
"The Right of American Slavery" by True Worthy Hoit
Well, what can't be done by main courage, in war, must be done by circumvention.
"The Last of the Mohicans" by James Fenimore Cooper
THE CIRCUMVENTION OF AUNTIE.
"Officer 666" by Barton W. Currie
One worthy deed, however, he did perform: he publicly burned the Bill for the Circumvention of the Flamp, amid deafening applause.
"The Flamp, The Ameliorator, and The Schoolboy's Apprentice" by E. V. Lucas
He had a vigorous ally in my mother, who brought her own bright wits to bear on the circumvention of the enemy.
"Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road" by Katharine Lee Bates
From the day an animal is born, instinct and training are bent toward the circumvention of enemies.
"A Watcher in The Woods" by Dallas Lore Sharp
These secret methods called into exercise counter means as those of circumvention.
"Makers and Romance of Alabama History" by B. F. Riley
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In news:

Union says Pathways Program retains hiring ' circumvention '.
Flaw in Fed Wiretaps Could Allow Circumvention .
Sago investigation dissolving into "travesty," UMWA warns as ICG continues obstruction tactics, circumvention of law.
Web circumvention tools are taking off in many Arab countries undergoing political upheaval.
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In science:

A possible circumvention of this behavior could consist in the existence of different nonlinearity types fi( ¯Ri) in different factor spaces Mi so that their dynamics can decouple one from the other.
The Compactification Problems of Additional Dimensions in Multidimensional Cosmological Theories
XWT Foundation Advisory: Firewall circumvention possible with all browsers.
Attacks on Local Searching Tools
Such indirect quantum measurements follow the template established by Von Neumann whose raison d’tre is a circumvention of strict requirement of a classical measuring device as advocated by Bohr.
Weak Measurements with Entangled Probes
In particular, this sets in motion the formalism of motivic Galois groups, and the theory becomes a very useful circumvention of the standard conjectures.
Variations on a theorem of Tate
We consider the circumvention of relation (8) by states such as |ω i and |λ′′f i as the manifestation of this lack of distinguishability.
Uncertainty Relations and Indistinguishable Particles
Therefore, decayingneutrino cosmologies as well as a circumvention of the cosmological mass bound require “fast invisible decays,” i.e. fast decays with final-state neutrinos or with new particles such as ma jorons.
Neutrino Masses in Astrophysics and Cosmology
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