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sur kuhm vent

  • v  surround so as to force to give up
  • v  beat through cleverness and wit
  • v  avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

  • Let us not circumvent the issue facing us.
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  • Gun Manufacturers Sell Illegal Gun Parts in CA by Calling them "Repair Kits"
    Gun manufacturers are attempting to circumvent California gun restrictions by selling illegal gun merchandise under the name “repair kit.” Currently, Californians are not able to purchase magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera argues that gun manufacturers 44Mag Distributing of Oregon, Exile Machine of Texas and Copes Distributing of Ohio are ...
    June 12, 2013 - Opposing Views
  • Council pushes tax hike after SLC mayor threatens veto
    With Mayor Ralph Becker's threat of veto looming, the Salt Lake City Council pushed forward with a proposed $7 million property tax increase, confident it will have enough support to circumvent the mayor. SLC Council advances tax hike proposal despite threat of veto
    June 12, 2013 - KSL Salt Lake City
  • New Zealand PM: We don't use NSA to illegally spy
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Responding to the government-surveillance controversy engulfing New Zealand's security-alliance partners in Washington, Prime Minister John Key said Tuesday his country doesn't use foreign intelligence agencies to circumvent local laws and illegally spy on its citizens.
    June 11, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • Elfyn Llwyd in Irish Times
    As if shoving a trillion-dollar government takeover of healthcare down the throat of a disapproving American public wasn't enough, apparently the Obama administration intends to arrogantly circumvent the American people yet again by... Mitch McConnell Los Angeles Times,0,7588388.story&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQsqwgnhJjKcbsQYXi1UmLeX8USQ Jul 6, 2010 17971 25209 circumvention Plaid Cymru's Westminster leader Elfyn Llwyd, said: The whole thing, I think, is a total circumvention of all the rules appertaining to elections and I think that, as a Cabinet minister, it will be very difficult for him to stay in office."

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