evasion Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “evasion” in the English Dictionary

"evasion" in American English

See all translations

evasionnoun [C/U]

us   /ɪˈveɪ·ʒən/
the act of avoiding something unpleasant or unwanted: [U] tax evasion [C] a political speech full of evasions
(Definition of evasion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"evasion" in Business English

See all translations

evasionnoun [C or U]

uk   /ɪˈveɪʒən/ us  
the act of intentionally avoiding doing something that you have a duty or responsibility to do: tax/fare/duty evasion The former accountant was charged with multiple counts of tax evasion.evasion of sth This was a clear evasion of responsibility on his part.
(Definition of evasion from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “evasion”
in Arabic تَهرّب…
in Korean 회피…
in Portuguese sonegação, evasão…
in Catalan evasió…
in Japanese 逃れること…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逃脱, 躲开, 回避…
in Turkish bilerek kaçınma, sakınma, uzak durma…
in Russian уклонение, обход (закона)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逃脫, 躲開, 迴避…
in Italian evasione…
in Polish unik, unikanie, uchylanie się…
What is the pronunciation of evasion?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “evasion”

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

environment

the air, water, and land in or on which people, animals, and plants live

Word of the Day

decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

Read More