Definition of "circumvention" [cir•cum•ven•tion]

  • The act of evading by going around (bypassing). (noun)
  • The act of prevailing over another by arts, address, or fraud; deception; fraud; imposture; delusion. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "circumvention" in a sentence
  • "But there might be room in circumvention and DRM to apply his analysis."
  • "Sound recordings, and audiovisual works associated with those sound recordings, distributed in compact disc format and protected by technological protection measures that control access to lawfully purchased works and create or exploit security flaws or vulnerabilities that compromise the security of personal computers, when circumvention is accomplished solely for the purpose of good faith testing, investigating, or correcting such security flaws or vulnerabilities."
  • "Computer programs in the form of firmware that enable wireless telephone handsets to connect to a wireless telephone communication network, when circumvention is accomplished for the sole purpose of lawfully connecting to a wireless telephone communication network."