how to pronounce circumvent

/ˌsɜː.kəmˈvɛnt/

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circumvent is pronounced in three syllables

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sɜːkəmvɛnt

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An example use of circumvent in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… we needed to circumvent a particular …”

meanings of circumvent

verb:

  1. To surround or besiege.
  2. To outwit or outsmart.
  3. To avoid or get around something; to bypass.

words with pronunciation similar to circumvent

circumvention

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