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evadeverb [T]

 us   /ɪˈveɪd/
to avoid something unpleasant or unwanted, or to manage not to do (something that should be done): She’s trying to evade my questions. He was convicted of evading taxes.
(Definition of evade from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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evadeverb [T]

uk   /ɪˈveɪd/  us   /ɪˈveɪd/
formal to avoid or escape from someone or something: The police have assured the public that the escaped prisoners will not evade recapture for long. She leaned forward to kiss him but he evaded her by pretending to sneeze. An Olympic gold medal is the only thing that has evaded her in her remarkable career. [+ -ing verb] He can't evade doing military service forever.
evade the issue, question, etc.
to intentionally not talk about something or not answer something: Just give me an answer and stop evading the question!
(Definition of evade from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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evadeverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪˈveɪd/ formal
to intentionally avoid doing or dealing with something that is your duty or responsbility: evade taxes/fees/faresevade the issue/question Critics say the government is still evading the issue of healthcare.
(Definition of evade from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “evade”
in Korean 피하다…
in Arabic يَتجَنّب…
in Malaysian mengelak…
in French éviter…
in Russian избегать, уклоняться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逃脫,躲開, 迴避,逃避…
in Italian sottrarsi a, evadere, eludere…
in Turkish kaçmak, kaçınmak, kurtulmak…
in Polish unikać, wymykać się…
in Spanish evadir…
in Vietnamese tránh khỏi…
in Portuguese livrar-se de, evitar, evadir…
in Thai หลบเลี่ยง…
in German entrinnen…
in Catalan evadir…
in Japanese ~を逃れる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逃脱,躲开, 回避,逃避…
in Indonesian mengelak…
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