loophole

Definitions

Construction

Electronics

  • A mechanism which enables defeating computer and/or communications security measures. Such a mechanism may consist of a failure to take one or more factors into consideration, or may be intentional, as is the case of a back door.

Politics

  • noun a mistake in a law or contract which allows people to avoid their obligations

Real Estate

  • noun a small mistake or omission in a rule or law that allows it to be circumvented
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