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circumvention


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Circumvention  \Cir`cum*ven"tion\,  n.  [L.  circumventio.] 
  The  act  of  prevailing  over  another  by  arts,  address,  or 
  fraud;  deception;  fraud;  imposture;  delusion. 
 
  A  school  in  which  he  learns  sly  circumvention. 
  --Cowper. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  circumvention 
  n  :  the  act  of  evading  by  going  around 




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