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To avoid having to comply with a rule or law
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“The entire conduct of the parties clearly indicates a purpose to circumvent the laws of the state.”
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To find a way around (an obstacle)
“I wended my way up the steep rise of the moraine to circumvent the rocks.”
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To move in a circle around
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“Roads are generally in poor condition and do not yet circumvent the lake.”
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To cause to fail, or to make great attempts to
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To beat in a competition of wits
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To avoid providing a clear answer or statement
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To overcome, or find a solution to, a problem or difficult situation
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To manipulate (a situation), typically in a way that is unfair or unscrupulous
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To be liberated or freed from (something)
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