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bypassing

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as in circumvention, sidestepping

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bypassing

verb
present participle of bypass

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1 to avoid by going around
  • we can bypass the traffic jam if we take this other road

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2 to fail to give proper attention to
  • a serious news event that was bypassed by the mainstream media so that they could concentrate on celebrity gossip

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3 to avoid having to comply with (something) especially through cleverness
  • you can bypass the graduation requirements if you do enough extra credit

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“Bypassing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bypassing. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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