Bedeutung von “avoid” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /əˈvɔɪd/

B1 to stay away from a person, place, situation, etc:

He's been avoiding me all week.
Try to avoid the city centre.

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B2 to prevent something from happening:

Book early to avoid disappointment.
Pierre braked to avoid hitting the dog.
avoid doing sth

B2 to intentionally not do something:

She managed to avoid answering my question.
avoidable adjective

possible to avoid

→ Opposite unavoidable
avoidance noun [ U ]

the act of avoiding something

(Definition von “avoid” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)