verb (used with object)
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Origin of circumvent
OTHER WORDS FROM circumventcir·cum·vent·er, cir·cum·ven·tor, nouncir·cum·ven·tion, nouncir·cum·ven·tive, adjectiveun·cir·cum·vent·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for circumvent
That’s why four former FDA commissioners sent a letter to Congress highlighting the dangers of circumventing our nation’s drug supply chain, which is currently the safest in the world.
The letter was among evidence that Asadi used to appeal to the United States, circumventing Afghan channels, he said.Legendary Afghan pilot in hiding after U.S. reverses decision to help him flee Taliban|Alex Horton|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
The NFL knows the coronavirus is a problem and has spent the entire year planning to circumvent it.The coronavirus has turned the NFL into a joke, and nobody should be laughing|Jerry Brewer|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
What has received much less attention is whether these two men circumvented the rules to get access to experimental drugs outside clinical trials, and if so, how their actions could affect drug development.Drug companies shouldn’t play favorites in granting access to experimental covid-19 treatments|Amy Nordrum|October 24, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Because most major demand-side platforms offer Google ad inventory, political advertisers can circumvent the targeting limitations by going to another platform that offers microtargeted Google display ad inventory.
If it can be, let it be done fairly, openly, and without circumvention.The Right of American Slavery|True Worthy Hoit
Now in this latter attempt, the subtilty of his circumvention, hath indirectly obtained the former.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3)|Thomas Browne
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|Katharine Lee Bates
What a pity that this diminution of tail and claws does not signify a corresponding decrease of cruel and stealthy circumvention!A Breeze from the Woods, 2nd Ed.|William Chauncey Bartlett
Circumvention with them aims at permanent results which it alone cannot obtain.Story of the War in South Africa|Captain A. T. Mahan, U.S.N.