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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver; Nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do.

Usage examples (35)
  • Tax evasion of property taxes has been endemic in many countries and despite current tax reforms it still goes on.
  • His evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible
  • His evasion of all his creditors
  • Tax evasion is totally unacceptable at a time like this. for more
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