Meaning of “work around” in the English Dictionary

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"work around" in Business English

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work aroundnoun [ C ]

also workaround uk us

IT a temporary method for dealing with a computer or software problem until a more permanent solution is found:

One easy workaround is to select Control Panel and to double-click the internet icon.

a process for dealing with an unexpected problem in a piece of equipment or a system:

Engineers developed a workaround so that the space shuttle can fly with just two sensors working.

(Definition of “work around” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)