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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The evasion of work or duty.

Usage examples (39)
  • Several commenters suggest that shirking is not significant problem.
  • Obama will lose, and Hillary will say I told you so, again shirking responsibility.
  • It's not called shirking responsibility, it's called "taking a break."
  • In his statement Leon accused Mbeki of "shirking" his responsibilities by going to Chile. for more
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