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skirt

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the line or relatively narrow space that marks the outer limit of something
  • an old shack on the skirts of the town
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skirt

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1 to avoid by going around
  • skirted the construction zone
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2 to avoid having to comply with (something) especially through cleverness
  • The new bill would make it harder for companies to skirt environmental regulations.
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3 to be adjacent to
  • The commercial district skirts the river's edge.
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4 to serve as a border for
  • the wooden fence that skirts the construction site
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