loophole

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈluːphəʊl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlupˌhoʊl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lo̅o̅phōl′)

Inflections of 'loophole' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
loopholes
v 3rd person singular
loopholing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
loopholed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
loopholed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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loophole

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. looking for a loophole
  2. a [potential, security, tax, legal] loophole
  3. take advantage of a loophole
  4. his lawyers found a (new) loophole
  5. a loophole in federal [law, regulations]
  6. a loophole that [would allow, will let]
  7. trying to close a loophole that [allows]
  8. [exploited, discovered, found] a loophole
  9. exploited a loophole to [get, make, escape]
  10. got out of [jail, his sentence, prison] on a loophole
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