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avoidverb [T]

uk   us   /əˈvɔɪd/
B1 to ​stay away from someone or something: I ​try to avoid ​supermarkets on Saturdays - they're always so ​busy. I'm anxious to avoid the ​motorway at ​rushhour. Do you ​think Lukas is avoiding me? I haven't ​seen him all ​day.B2 to ​prevent something from ​happening or to not ​allow yourself to do something: [+ -ing verb] I ​try to avoid goingshopping on Saturdays. The ​reportstudiously avoided any ​mention of the ​controversialplan. The ​plane narrowly avoided ​disaster when one of the ​enginescut out on ​take-off. I ​left the ​pub to avoid a ​fight (= ​prevent a ​fight from ​happening). Unnecessary ​paperwork should be avoided (= ​prevented) at all ​costs.
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Significado de "avoid" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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avoidverb [T]

 us   /əˈvɔɪd/
to ​stay away from someone or something, or ​prevent something from ​happening, or not ​allow yourself to do something: Do you ​think Robert is avoiding me? I haven’t ​seen him for a ​month. I ​try to avoid going ​shopping on ​Saturdays because the ​stores are so ​crowded. If you ​want to ​loseweight, avoid ​eating between ​meals.
avoidance
noun [U]  us   /əˈvɔɪ·dəns/
The avoidance of ​injury is more ​important than ​winning a ​game.
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avoidverb [T]

uk   us   /əˈvɔɪd/
to ​try to prevent something ​bad from ​happening: A ​spokeswoman for the ​company said it was hoping to avoid ​industrialaction. Understanding differing viewpoints is a good ​start toward avoiding ​conflict in the ​workplace.
to ​try not to do something, or to ​try to ​stay away from something: The ​government avoided the mistakes they made in the past.avoid doing sth Credit ​cards can be a ​source of ​freecredit if you can ​organizepayments within the ​stipulatedtimelimits, so as to avoid ​payinginterest.
(Definition of avoid from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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