Meaning of “avoidance” in the English Dictionary

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"avoidance" in Business English

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avoidancenoun [ U ]

uk /əˈvɔɪdəns/ us

the practice of avoiding something:

Health insurance companies who have been showing very healthy profits have engaged in very serious risk avoidance.
avoidance of sth The state requires that employers instruct employees in the recognition and avoidance of unsafe conditions.
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(Definition of “avoidance” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)