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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/
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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)
Translations of “evasive”
in Arabic مُراوِغ…
in Korean 얼버무리는…
in Portuguese evasivo…
in Catalan evasiu…
in Japanese あいまいな…
in Chinese (Simplified) 回避的, 推托的, 闪烁其辞的…
in Turkish kaçamaklı, kesin olmayan, kaçamak…
in Russian уклончивый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迴避的, 推託的, 閃爍其辭的…
in Italian evasivo…
in Polish wymijający…
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