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verb dodge pronunciation in British English /dɒdʒ/ 
Word Forms
present tense
present participledodging
past tensedodged
past participledodged

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to avoid someone or something by moving quickly, especially so that something does not hit you or someone does not see you

    Shoppers had to dodge flying glass when the bomb exploded.

    cyclists dodging through the traffic

  2. 2
    [transitive] to avoid doing something in a clever or dishonest way

    He tried to dodge the question.

    They get smart accountants to help them dodge taxes.

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