Definition of workaround in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwərkəˌround/


A method for overcoming a problem or limitation in a program or system.
Example sentences
  • Others are working to develop workarounds to server operating system file systems that will enable the true sharing of physical storage and stored data among heterogeneous hosts.
  • Oftentimes changes are made toward the end of development, and they program workarounds.
  • More information on affected systems, possible workarounds and how to obtain fixes has been published by CERT and is available here.

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Syllabification: work·a·round

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