Meaning of “evasion” in the English Dictionary

"evasion" in American English

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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)

"evasion" in Business English

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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)