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evasionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ɪˈveɪ.ʒən/
the act of avoiding something or someone: Her speech was full of excuses and evasions and never properly addressed the issue. tax evasion (= illegally not paying tax)
Translations of “evasion”
in Korean 회피…
in Arabic تَهرّب…
in Portuguese sonegação, evasão…
in Catalan evasió…
in Japanese 逃れること…
in Italian evasione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逃脫, 躲開, 迴避…
in Russian уклонение, обход (закона)…
in Turkish bilerek kaçınma, sakınma, uzak durma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逃脱, 躲开, 回避…
in Polish unik, unikanie, uchylanie się…
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