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noun evasion pronunciation in British English /ɪˈveɪʒ(ə)n/ 
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pluralevasions

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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the practice of avoiding doing something that you should do

    his evasion of all responsibility

    tax evasion

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] something that you say in order to avoid telling the truth about something

    Voters are tired of listening to lies and evasions.

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