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English definition of “skirt”

skirt

verb [T]     /skɜːt/ (also skirt around)
AVOID to avoid talking about something: I deliberately skirted the question of money.Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
MOVE to move around the edge of something: We skirted around the edge of the field.Moving in order to avoid contactDigressing and being indirect or evasive
(Definition of skirt verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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