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English definition of “avoidance”

avoidance

noun [U]     /əˈvɔɪ.dəns/
the act of avoiding something or someone: The avoidance of injury is critical to a professional athlete.Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy peopleMoving in order to avoid contactDigressing and being indirect or evasive
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