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English definition of “evasive”

evasive

adjective
 
 
/ɪˈveɪsɪv/
trying to avoid talking about something: He was very evasive about his past. an evasive answer Digressing and being indirect or evasiveMoving in order to avoid contactNot saying much
take evasive action to do something to avoid an accident or bad situationMoving in order to avoid contactDigressing and being indirect or evasive
evasively adverb evasiveness noun [U]
(Definition of evasive from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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