eschew eschew  /ɛs ˈtʃu/

Definition(s):

  • (v) avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of

Usage(s):

  1. After the meltdown, the bankers had to eschew their decadent lifestyle.
  2. Unfortunately, for a healthy diet, one has to eschew all things that taste good.
  3. The government said to the protesters that it would look into its demands only if the protesters eschew violence.

News

  1. Comcast's new X2 platform moves your DVR recordings from the box to the cloud

    Crying because your DVR's hard drive can't hold an entire season of Antiques Roadshow ? If you're a Comcast subscriber, there may be hope on the horizon. At The Cable Show in Washington, D.C., Comcast announced its next Xfinity-branded cloud solution: the X2 set-top box. Available later this year, the X2 will eschew hard drive saves in favor of storing recorded programs online. Additionally ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Engadget

  2. High Line Construction Chronicles: When the High Line designers asked...

    When the High Line designers asked the community for input on the third and final section of the elevated park, there was a common desire: keep it wild. So they are. One area will eschew the modern, cleaned-up look of...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Curbed New York

Quotes

  1. "Those who have been granted shelter here have always undertaken to eschew political activities in India or any actions which may harm India's relations with friendly countries," Mukherjee said.
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Pranab Mukherjee Source: Reuters

  2. "We hope you will clarify where you stand on this important issue and reaffirm your commitment to eschew all tax increases," wrote Pat Toomey, the group's president.
    on Jul 30, 2008 By: Pat Toomey Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. "Let me be upfront and say that the industry and trade must eschew the temptation of seeking short term gains and should cooperate with the government to ensure long term stability of the growth process," Singh told captains on industry at the...
    on Apr 28, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Hindustan Times

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