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English definition of “get round sth”

get round sth

UK (US get around sth)
verb uk phrasal verb with get   /ɡet/ (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten) us  
to succeed in avoiding or solving a problem: We can get round the problem of space by building an extension.Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
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