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avoidance Explained

avoidance at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ə'vɔıdəns]

avoidance at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] the act of avoiding someone or something// avoidance of// --the avoidance of issues such as domestic violence// --a tax avoidance scheme (=legal way of not paying tax) //

avoidance at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

51 Moby Thesaurus words for "avoidance":
Encratism, Friday, Lenten fare, Pythagoreanism, Pythagorism,
Rechabitism, Shakerism, Spartan fare, Stoicism, abstainment,
abstemiousness, abstention, abstinence, asceticism, banyan day,
celibacy, chastity, continence, cringe, dodge, duck, elusion,
eschewal, evasion, fallback, fast, fish day, flinch, fruitarianism,
gymnosophy, nephalism, plain living, pullback, pullout, recoil,
refraining, refrainment, retreat, runaround, sexual abstinence,
shunning, shy, sidestep, sidestepping, simple diet, spare diet,
teetotalism, the pledge, total abstinence, vegetarianism, wince

AVOIDANCE at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

ticular reaction:
This proposal has attracted a lot of interest. * His comments were bound to attract criticism. * She tried to attract the attention of the waiter.
4 (physics) if a MAGNET or GRAVITY attracts sth, it makes it move towards it
OPP REPEL
IDIOMS see OPPOSITE n.noun
1 [U, sing.] a feeling of liking sb, especially sexually:
She felt an immediate attraction for

Avoidance at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Avoidance \A*void"ance\, n.
1. The act of annulling; annulment.

2. The act of becoming vacant, or the state of being vacant;
-- specifically used for the state of a benefice becoming
void by the death, deprivation, or resignation of the
incumbent.

Wolsey, . . . on every avoidance of St. Peter's
chair, was sitting down therein, when suddenly some
one or other clapped in before him. --Fuller.

3. A dismissing or a quitting; removal; withdrawal.

4. The act of avoiding or shunning; keeping clear of. ``The
avoidance of pain.'' --Beattie.

5. The courts by which anything is carried off.

Avoidances and drainings of water. --Bacon.

avoidance at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

avoidance
n : deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from
happening [syn: {turning away}, {shunning}, {dodging}]

avoidance at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

* avoidaunce Inter: qualifier » obsolete

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » enm|en

Noun

Inter: en-noun » -|s
  • The act of annulling; annulment.
    1. The act of becoming vacant, or the state of being vacant; – specifically used for the state of a benefice becoming void by the death, deprivation, or resignation of the incumbent.
    2. A dismissing or a quitting; removal; withdrawal.
    3. The act of avoiding or shunning; keeping clear of.
    4. Any thing that is to be avoided
    5. The courts by which anything is carried off.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » The act of annulling

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|отменяне, Inter: t+ » bg|анулиране

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » A dismissing or a quitting; removal; withdrawal.
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|оттегляне, Inter: t+ » bg|касиране


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » The act of avoiding or shunning
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|избягване, Inter: t+ » bg|отбягване
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|vermijden|n
    • Finnish: välttäminen (4), karttaminen (4)


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|évitement|m
  • German: Vermeidung {{f}} (4)

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: cs » avoidance
    Translation: et » avoidance
    Translation: el » avoidance
    Translation: fa » avoidance
    Translation: hu » avoidance
    Translation: ml » avoidance
    Translation: my » avoidance
    Translation: pl » avoidance
    Translation: fi » avoidance
    Translation: ta » avoidance
    Translation: vi » avoidance