loophole loop hole

loophole loop hole

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  • loop·hole — /ˈluːpˌhoʊl/ noun, pl holes [count] : an error in the way a law, rule, or contract is written that makes it possible for some people to legally avoid obeying it She took advantage of a loophole in the tax law. a tax loophole His attorney has been …   Useful english dictionary

  • Loophole — Loop hole , n. 1. (Mil.) A small opening, as in the walls of fortification, or in the bulkhead of a ship, through which small arms or other weapons may be discharged at an enemy. [1913 Webster] 2. A hole or aperture that gives a passage, or the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loophole — A technicality in some legislation or regulation that makes it possible to avoid certain consequences or circumvent a rule without breaking the law, such as in the use of a tax shelter. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * loophole loop‧hole… …   Financial and business terms

  • loophole — loop|hole [ˈlu:phəul US houl] n [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: loop hole in a wall for shooting through (14 19 centuries) + hole] a small mistake in a law that makes it possible to avoid doing something that the law is supposed to make you do… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • loophole — (n.) also loop hole, mid 15c., from M.E. loupe opening in a wall for shooting through or admitting light (c.1300), perhaps related to M.Du. lupen to watch, peer; + HOLE (Cf. hole) (n.). Figurative sense of outlet, means of escape is from 1660s …   Etymology dictionary

  • loophole — loop|hole [ lup,houl ] noun count something that has been left out of a law or legal document that people can use to avoid obeying it: He exploited a legal loophole in order to avoid paying child support. close a loophole in something (=correct… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • loophole — loop•hole [[t]ˈlupˌhoʊl[/t]] n. 1) for a narrow opening in the wall of a fortification for observation, the admission of light or air, or the discharge of weapons 2) any similar opening or aperture 3) a means of escape or evasion, esp. a means or …   From formal English to slang

  • loophole — loop·hole …   English syllables

  • loophole — ► NOUN 1) an ambiguity or inadequacy in the law or a set of rules. 2) an arrow slit in a wall. ORIGIN from obsolete loop «embrasure» + HOLE(Cf. ↑holey) …   English terms dictionary

  • loop — Synonyms and related words: O, air hole, ambit, annular muscle, annulus, arc, arch, areola, armhole, association, aureole, band, bank, beat, begird, belt, belt in, bend, bend back, beset, bilge, blain, bleb, blister, blob, blowhole, boss, bow,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • loophole — Synonyms and related words: Texas tower, abatis, advanced work, air hole, alternative, armhole, avenue, balistraria, bank, banquette, barbed wire entanglement, barbican, barricade, barrier, bartizan, bastion, battlement, beacon, belvedere,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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