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Other users have misspelling bypass as:

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  1. by-passes 5.94%
  2. baypass 4.95%
  3. byepass 2.97%
  4. Other 86.14%

Definitions of bypass


  1. a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
  2. a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)
  3. a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current


  1. avoid something unpleasant or laborious

Examples of bypass

  1. In the postwar years, we have seen some tendencies bypass Stalinism and register important achievements.
  2. The group rapidly bypassed disciplinary differences to focus on a common set of preferred aptitudes and abilities associated with critical thinking, reading, and writing.
  3. A scientist who discovered that by holding down the shift key on your PC can bypass the copyright protection on music CDs has been threatened with legal action under America's infamous Millennium Act.

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