avoidance avoidance  /ə ˈvɔ ɪ dəns/

Definition(s):

  • (n) deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Microjet operators say they will hire experienced pilots, and insist that the planes' collision-avoidance software is sufficient.
  2. Over 10 years, he alleges, the faith-healing congregation's avoidance of doctors and hospitals may have cost the lives of 25 children, some under excruciating circumstances.
  3. The reason for this avoidance, this reluctance to study what is probably life's most intense emotion, is not difficult to track down.

News

  1. G-8 Agrees Proposals to Tackle Tax Evasion, Avoidance

    G-8 Agrees Proposals to Tackle Tax Evasion, Avoidance
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Tax Avoidance Leads Agenda on Second Day at G-8

    June 18 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg Europe Editor David Tweed sets the scene for the second day of the G-8 summit where corporate tax avoidance will top the agenda. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse."
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. UK's Osborne: Concrete Steps on Tax Avoidance Expected at G-8

    UK's Osborne: Concrete Steps on Tax Avoidance Expected at G-8
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. Under the bailout bill, which will let the government buy huge amounts of toxic mortgage-related assets, "we're now the biggest mortgage holder in town, and we can do serious foreclosure avoidance," Frank said.
    on Sep 25, 2008 By: Barney Frank Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  2. "For the avoidance of doubt, the decision has nothing to do with his actions in filing the ET [employment tribunal] application or the fact that he has made the allegations which are the subject matter of the ET claim," Blair said. "Rather,...
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Sir Ian Blair Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. He sent the documents to Mr. Hood, Judge Acker writes, "for the calculated purpose of ensuring noncompliance with or avoidance of the injunction's clear first paragraph."
    on Jun 18, 2007 By: Acker Source: Wall Street Journal

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