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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Measures taken to keep away from something or someone unpleasant.

Usage examples (35)
  • avoidance only postpones unpleasantness.
  • Perhaps avoidance is both a problem and a strategy.
  • In the meantime, avoidance is still the best medicine.
  • The writing-avoidance is becoming a bit alarming, but ... for more
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