loophole noun

ADJ. legal, security, tax

VERB + LOOPHOLE find | exploit, use People who don't want to pay tax will exploit any loophole. | close, plug, tighten a law designed to close any loopholes in tax

LOOPHOLE + VERB allow sb/sth, enable sb/sth a loophole enabling workers to take unnecessary sick leave

PREP. ~ in a loophole in the regulations