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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 Korean 피하다…
in Arabic يَتجَنّب…
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 Spanish evadir…
in Portuguese livrar-se de, evitar, evadir…
in German entrinnen…
in Catalan evadir…
in Japanese ~を逃れる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逃脱,躲开, 回避,逃避…
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