Definition of Circumvention

1. Noun. The act of evading by going around.

Generic synonyms: Dodging, Escape, Evasion
Derivative terms: Circumvent



Definition of Circumvention

1. n. The act of prevailing over another by arts, address, or fraud; deception; fraud; imposture; delusion.

Definition of Circumvention

1. Noun. The act of evading by going around (bypassing). ¹

2. Noun. The act of prevailing over another by arts, address, or fraud; deception; fraud; imposture; delusion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Circumvention

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Circumvention

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory-notes, Bank-notes by Esq Robert Thomson (1836)
"But although a bill or note has been obtained by fraud or circumvention, yet, if the debtor's consent has been given, so as to render his obligation ..."

2. Potential Impact on the U. S. Economy and Industries of the GATT Uruguay ...by Mark Estes by Mark Estes (1994)
"circumvention The agreement contains provisions for member countries to deal with circumvention of quotas by transshipment, rerouting, false declaration of ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Fraud on Its Civil Side by Melville Madison Bigelow (1890)
"REMAINING SUBJECTS OF circumvention § 1. ' HOLDING UP ' EXECUTION. THE first subject to be presented is closely connec with what has immediately preceded ..."

4. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1901)
"Where the plea or answer avers that the subscription was obtained by means of fraud and circumvention, and false and fraudulent representations made by the ..."

5. Lectures on Conveyancing by Alexander Montgomerie Bell (1876)
"... and revoked the agree- aeat, which the Courts reduced on the ground of false representation, fraud and circumvention, and facility.2 But the inadequacy ..."

6. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of the Action of Ejectment and by George William Warvelle (1905)
"Fraud and circumvention.—It is a cardinal principle of law that, as between the parties and those in-privity with them, fraud vitiates all acts into which ..."

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