evade - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “evade”

See all translations

evade

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪˈveɪd/ formal
to intentionally avoid doing or dealing with something that is your duty or responsbility: evade taxes/fees/faresevade the issue/question Critics say the government is still evading the issue of healthcare.
Translations of “evade”
in Arabic يَتجَنّب…
in Korean 피하다…
in Malaysian mengelak…
in French éviter…
in Turkish kaçmak, kaçınmak, kurtulmak…
in Italian sottrarsi a, evadere, eludere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逃脫,躲開, 迴避,逃避…
in Russian избегать, уклоняться…
in Polish unikać, wymykać się…
in Vietnamese tránh khỏi…
in Spanish evadir…
in Portuguese livrar-se de, evitar, evadir…
in Thai หลบเลี่ยง…
in German entrinnen…
in Catalan evadir…
in Japanese ~を逃れる…
in Indonesian mengelak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逃脱,躲开, 回避,逃避…
(Definition of evade from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of evade?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “evade” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

kick off

the time when a game of football starts, or when it begins again after it has stopped because of a goal, etc.

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More