Meaning of “evasive” in the English Dictionary

"evasive" in British English

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evasiveadjective

uk /ɪˈveɪ.sɪv/ us /ɪˈveɪ.sɪv/
evasively
adverb uk /ɪˈveɪ.sɪv.li/ us /ɪˈveɪ.sɪv.li/
evasiveness
noun [ U ] uk /ɪˈveɪ.sɪv.nəs/ us /ɪˈveɪ.sɪv.nəs/

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

"evasive" in American English

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evasiveadjective

us /ɪˈveɪ·sɪv/

done in order to avoid something:

Are you being deliberately evasive?
The pilot had to take evasive action to avoid the other plane.

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