Meaning of “eschew” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “eschew” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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eschewverb [ T ]

us /ɪsˈtʃu/ fml

to avoid something intentionally, or to give up something:

The leaders of the organization eschewed the term "union," preferring "guild."

(Definition of “eschew” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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