circumvent


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Synonyms for circumvent

Synonyms for circumvent

Synonyms for circumvent

surround so as to force to give up

avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

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Evidence that certain particles in the nose can circumvent that barrier cropped up as early as 1941, but little research followed, says Gunter Oberdorster of the University of Rochester in New York.
Circumvention of the Content Scramble System is prohibited by the DMCA, which reads in part, ``No person shall circumvent a technological measure that effectively controls access to a work protected under this title.
To circumvent these problems, scientists are designing protective nanoscale carriers that might someday shuttle medicine to exactly where it's needed.
Nickelodeon charges the WGA with attempting to circumvent the National Labor Relations Board, which has the issue under review.
Attempts by pharma and biotech manufacturers to circumvent adverse payer coverage decisions through masterful use of physician and DTC marketing are increasingly unsuccessful.
To circumvent the need for either refrigeration or field preparation, Roser and his colleague Shevanti Sen turned to perfluorocarbons, which are chemically stable, nontoxic liquids.
City officials will soon crack down on home and business owners who build virtually new structures under the guise of remodeling as a way to circumvent stricter new zoning regulations.
Another, Annamycin, has demonstrated potentially reduced cardiotoxicity and the potential to circumvent multi-drug resistance in both acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute myelogenous leukemia.
To circumvent this problem, Sheares' team mixed dry powders of quasicrystals and a polymer, such as polyphenylene sulfide; placed the mixture in a mold; and applied heat and pressure.
The rejection of Proposition HH is a clear statement by the voters of Los Angeles, rejecting the attempt to circumvent existing checks and balances, and preserving the integrity of city departments,'' said Mayor Richard Riordan.
The Sima and Interburn products have very limited commercial uses other than to circumvent Macrovision's copy protection technology and are marketed by Sima and Interburn for use in copying DVD's, among other types of media.
Cells whose immune-system proteins differ only slightly from the host's may circumvent the body's first-line defenses but then trigger disease by an as yet unknown mechanism.
Riordan and Hahn said separately they have concluded the measure was not given enough thought before it was rushed before voters, and it would circumvent the work of two charter reform commissions currently reworking the entire charter.
Automakers are generally afraid of offering something too complex, which is why they would rather connect to an iPod-type device rather than circumvent it," states ABI Research Senior Analyst, Dan Benjamin.
As some school districts were in court Thursday seeking to circumvent Proposition 227, Los Angeles-area educators met in the San Fernando Valley to hash out how to make the transition to one-year English immersion classes.