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loophole

noun [C] uk   /ˈluːp.həʊl/  us   /-hoʊl/
a small mistake in an agreement or law that gives someone the chance to avoid having to do something: tax loopholes The company employed lawyers to find loopholes in environmental protection laws.
Translations of “loophole”
in Chinese (Traditional) (協定或法律的)漏洞,空子,破綻…
in Russian лазейка…
in Turkish boşluk, kaçamak yol…
in Chinese (Simplified) (协议或法律的)漏洞,空子,破绽…
in Polish luka (prawna)…
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