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evasion

noun [C or U] uk   /ɪˈveɪ.ʒən/ us  
the act of avoiding something or someone: Her speech was full of excuses and evasions and never properly addressed the issue. tax evasion (= illegally not paying tax)Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
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