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Overview of noun evasion

The noun evasion has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. evasion, equivocation

(a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth)

2. evasion, nonpayment

(the deliberate act of failing to pay money; "his evasion of all his creditors"; "he was indicted for nonpayment")

3. evasion, escape, dodging

(nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do; "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive")

4. evasion

(the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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