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synonyms for loophole

  • alternative
  • outlet
  • technicality
  • escape clause
  • means of escape
  • way out
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How to use loophole in a sentence

At the time of the law’s passage, net-neutrality advocates were deeply concerned that loopholes would allow operators to get away with practices that prioritize some traffic over other traffic, for commercial rather than technical reasons.
THE EU’S TOP COURT JUST CLOSED A MAJOR LOOPHOLE IN EUROPE’S NET-NEUTRALITY RULESDAVID MEYERSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
The government also was slow to plug a loophole that had allowed over 200,000 people to enter Hong Kong without undergoing quarantine—an exception experts say is responsible for starting the third onslaught of the virus.
HONG KONG’S CITYWIDE COVID-19 TESTING HAS BECOME A BAROMETER OF PUBLIC TRUSTEAMONBARRETTSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
Hall and his colleagues plan to address this regulatory loophole and come up with recommendations during a new round of workshops that will start next spring.
SATELLITE MEGA-CONSTELLATIONS RISK RUINING ASTRONOMY FOREVERNEEL PATELSEPTEMBER 2, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
MediaTek’s fortunes changed dramatically with Monday’s order, which essentially closed the loophole that MediaTek fit so nicely into.
THIS CHIPMAKER WAS A WINNER IN THE U.S. CRACKDOWN ON HUAWEI. NOW, IT’S ANOTHER VICTIMGRADY MCGREGORAUGUST 20, 2020FORTUNE
Zero-rating, by the way, is a sort of loophole that allows internet providers to designate certain websites as counting for zero toward a customer’s data usage.
CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? (EP. 406)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 20, 2020FREAKONOMICS
No moon, no stars; only a red flash on the ground where the light streamed from a loophole in the great hall.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
A narrow loophole barely filtered through a pale ray of light into that semi-Stygian darkness.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
All at once he remembered his promise, and a cunning loophole dawned in his foggy brain.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
If we got that, and widened a loophole, and shoved it through, it would look just like the muzzle of a cannon in the dark.'
THE TALKING HORSEF. ANSTEY
They seem to belong to that commencement of terrible life which the dreamer sees confusedly through the loophole of the night.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
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