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work aroundnoun [C]

(also workaround) uk   us  
IT a ​temporarymethod for ​dealing with a ​computer or ​software problem until a more ​permanentsolution is ​found: One ​easy workaround is to ​select Control Panel and to ​double-click the ​interneticon.
a ​process for ​dealing with an unexpected problem in a ​piece of ​equipment or a ​system: Engineers ​developed a workaround so that the ​spaceshuttle can ​fly with just two sensors ​working.
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