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Definition of "circumvents" [circumvents]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of circumvent. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "circumvents" in a sentence
  • "The lawsuit is likely to hinge on whether RealNetworks "circumvents" the copy-protection software in DVDs, a violation of a federal law called the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. "If Real succeeds, you'll see a lot of similar products come out," said David Anderson, an intellectual property attorney at Nixon Peabody LLP in Los Angeles."
  • "A circumventor is a web-based page that takes a site that is blocked and "circumvents" it through to an unblocked web site, allowing the user to view blocked pages."
  • "In this implementation of the Calendar control, I have it loading the Aero theme by default through a call in the class constructor, (this was just a writing aid, and kind of circumvents all this .."