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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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Commissioner Jones ruled that this complex insurance scheme circumvented regulatory review and found it to be void as a matter of law.
Although California maintains some relatively stringent-sounding laws designed to prevent outright bribery, it's no secret that such laws are routinely circumvented and occasionally broken.
It shouldn't be impossible, he adds, since soy breeders have already circumvented a former problem in which increasing protein yields came at the expense of lower yields of oil, another of the bean's most important products.
He circumvented the system and his need to learn by having the nursing staff or ward clerk print out anything he needed to see.
Now some members of the city's zoning commission say Falwell circumvented normal procedures to get the zoning classification he sought.
The final regulations accomplish Treasury's goal that subpart F cannot be circumvented by use of a partnership.
Once circumvented, the firewall offers no further protection.
Sklyarov, a Russian computer programmer, wrote software that circumvented copyright protections Adobe Systems had installed to prevent purchasers of its e-books from making copies.
Creative fans circumvented the song filter by using Pig Latin and other alternate spellings--a search for "etallicaM" still turned up Metallica songs--but Napster is refining the blocks.
However, some of these laws are frequently circumvented by adults who transport minors to abortion providers in neighboring states that do not have parental involvement laws.
These rules, which were established at the foundation of the Company when the today controlling industrial shareholders, DaimlerChrysler, Sogeade and Sepi, merged all their aerospace assets into EADS, clearly described in the EADS registration document and therefore transparent to the public, are such that the majority rights held by the contractual partnership of the controlling shareholders may not be circumvented by individual ownership positions within the free float of EADS.
Six-year-old Caleb Orlando had somehow circumvented a fence surrounding the yard and was being mauled by the neighbor's 75-pound mixed-breed dog.
Although the reaction wheels can't be repaired, software radioed to the spacecraft in late January appears to have circumvented the problem, says project scientist George Sonneborn of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
As the Senate deliberated on its verdict for a third day, senators circumvented the secrecy rules by sending out a flood of printed statements or by holding news conferences.
Enhanced Change Verification Capabilities Increase Network Availability by Exposing Unintended Changes, Circumvented Change Management Processes and Compromises to Security