Definition of “end-around” - English Dictionary

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“end-around” in Business English

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end-aroundnoun [ C ]

uk us US

a solution to a problem that avoids the problem rather than dealing with it directly:

We're not officially allowed to use outside contractors, so we'll need to do an end-around to bypass that rule.
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adjective [ before noun ]

The vehicles cannot be legally imported, but an end-around solution would be to import the parts and assemble them here.

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