work-around
noun Date: 1971 a plan or method to circumvent a problem (as in computer software) without eliminating it

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • work-around — ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: from the phrase work around : a plan or method to circumvent a problem (as in computer software) without eliminating it …   Useful english dictionary

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  • work around to — ˌwork a ˈround to ˌwork ˈround to british [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they work around to he/she/it works around to present participle …   Useful english dictionary

  • work around to — phrasal verb work around to or work round to [transitive] Word forms work around to : present tense I/you/we/they work around to he/she/it works around to present participle working around to past tense worked around to past participle worked… …   English dictionary

  • work around to something — ˌwork aˈround/ˈround to sth/sb derived to gradually turn a conversation towards a particular topic, subject, etc • It was some time before he worked around to what he really wanted to say. Main entry: ↑workderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • work around to somebody — ˌwork aˈround/ˈround to sth/sb derived to gradually turn a conversation towards a particular topic, subject, etc • It was some time before he worked around to what he really wanted to say. Main entry: ↑workderived …   Useful english dictionary

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