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  ( circumvents    3rd person present)   ( circumventing    present participle)   ( circumvented    past tense & past participle  ) If someone circumvents a rule or restriction, they avoid having to obey the rule or restriction, in a clever and perhaps dishonest way.  
FORMAL      verb   (=get round)  
Military planners tried to circumvent the treaty.      V n  
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n.
au milieu des armes, les lois sont silencieuses
n.
1. using copyright law to make a piece of work freely available and allowing its free distribution and modification (as long as its derivate versions follow the same copyright rules)
n.
law of evolution, only the fittest survive, the ones that can adapt
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UNO, United Nations, UN. abbr. The United Nations is an international organization whose stated aims include promoting and facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, ... UN.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UN
exp.
state securities laws
n.
تطبيق القوانين
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droit et justice corrigent le vice
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message containing legal threats (often grounded on fictive laws) sent on the purpose of intimidating the receiver
formed of "cartoon" and "attorney"
n.
relating to, involving, or dealing with abstract, general, or universal statements or laws
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