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noun (bypasses)
  1. a road that passes around something, such as a residential area
  2. a circumvention
  3. a section of pipe that conducts a fluid around some other fixture
  4. an electrical shunt
  5. (medicine) an alternative passage created to divert a bodily fluid around a damaged organ; the surgical procedure to construct such a bypass
    verb (bypass, es)
    1. to avoid an obstacle etc, by constructing or using a bypass
    2. to ignore the usual channels or procedures
      Etymology: by + pass

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