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workaround

(wŭrk′ă-rownd″)
A temporary, improvised solution to a problem that may relieve the obstacle but circumvents rather than repairs it.
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In May, Connecticut enacted two SALT workarounds under Connecticut Substitute Bill SB 11.
Obviously, vendors can only focus on shiny new buzzwords instead of actually surprising and delighting customers by making workarounds go away and doing things more straightforwardly.
Field units create all kinds of workarounds: they cannibalize parts, keep an unauthorized inventory of spares, order nonstandard parts using a credit card, or use parts long after they should be replaced.
"The work we as advisors will need to do for our LGBT clients in the future will involve unwinding many of the workarounds put in place because they existed as legal strangers in their states."
malleable.) Of course, as ever when you bring in new rules or regulations, you need to beware of the unintended consequences and workarounds.
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So, it is not just the original idea that counts but how it plays out in actions, problem solving, and just workarounds. The challenge is to stimulate this constantly across schooling.
But ESA scientists proved so successful in their software and control workarounds that the mission eventually met or surpassed all prelaunch expectations.
However, similar to all technology, users may engage in workarounds that (intentionally or inadvertently) bypass the safety features of the equipment.
The interviewees present stories of utopian entrepreneurship, self-sufficiency, artistry, workarounds for limited medical access, mom-and-pop business, politics, work ethics, the economy, retirement, religion, and most of all the balance between individuality and community.
Social websites such as YouTube, Twitter and Facebook have already been blocked by censors, though many young and Web-savvy Iranians use proxy servers or other workarounds to bypass the controls.