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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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ISLAMABAD -- The puppet Chief Minister in Indian occupied Kashmir Omar Abdullah has again said that the Indian judicial process was circumvented by the hanging of Muhammad Afzal Guru.
"The request contains sufficient prima facie evidence that the anti-dumping measures on imports of silicon originating in the People's Republic of China are being circumvented by means of transhipment via Taiwan," the Commission said in the Official Journal of the EU, on 6 July.
Even as Congress was tightening up the Freedom of Information Act - casting a welcome vote of confidence in open government- lawmakers were passing an omnibus spending bill laden with political pork that circumvented prudent study and debate.
Department of Agriculture circumvented Congress by permitting the three foreign-owned slaughterhouses to pay for their own inspections.
Just as the animal RFID program can easily be circumvented, the national ID system can be easily bypassed by criminals.
But an official Home Office report said the laws were being "evaded, circumvented and resisted".
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.--J.R.
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.