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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)

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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…
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