Noun(1) an ambiguity (especially one in the text of a law or contract(2) a small hole in a fortified wall; for observation or discharging weapons
(1) Politicians exploit loophole in rules on housing expenses(2) He developed an international reputation by exploiting a loophole letting US companies cut their tax burden.(3) He is still entitled to pick up Ôö¼├║192 for each day he signs in, plus first-class travel for himself and his wife to their home in Argyllshire, by exploiting a loophole in the expenses rules.(4) The Government has been accused of fostering a tax avoidance culture after it emerged that millions have been lost on a tax loophole .(5) The loophole in the rules effectively means that every season a couple of clubs have two chances to win the cup.(6) So, has he merely and cleverly taken advantage of a loophole in the rules?(7) The council promised to introduce new rules to close a loophole allowing people with such serious criminal pasts to drive cabs.(8) The troops could not immediately and effectually reply to this fire, for their opponents were hidden behind the loopholed wall.(9) Indeed, for reasons that are well beyond me, that particular jurisdiction actually designs tax loopholes to be exploited by a variety of companies.(10) Its facade mixes Georgian colonnades with the loopholes and turrets of a mediaeval castle; above, Palladian arcades rise to Mughal copulas.(11) Consumer groups last night accused the industry of hiding crucial exclusion clauses amid pages of legalese, and warned that insurers were increasingly likely to exploit loopholes and ambiguity in the small print.(12) And even schools that participate can use huge loopholes to circumvent rules.(13) The governor also said laws are under review to preclude ambiguity and to close loopholes allowing suspects to evade arrest.(14) But some professional investors and hedge funds take advantage of loopholes in the rules to sell shares without making any attempt to borrow the stock.(15) Like the police checkposts en route, most farmsteads are fortified with high walls and loopholes .(16) The Officers Mess, constructed of sandstone and with a distinctive loopholed wall for defensive purposes, is a particularly fine example of late nineteenth century defence design and building.
(1) loophole :: smuthul
1. means of evasion ::
2. means of avoidance ::
betyder af undgåelse
3. window ::
4. gap ::
5. opening ::
Different Formsloophole, loopholes
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