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shortcut

verb

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to avoid having to comply with (something) especially through cleverness
  • are you sure there's no way to shortcut the entrance requirements?

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shortcut

noun

Synonyms of shortcut (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of shortcut was in 1637

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shortcuts

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“Shortcut.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shortcut. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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