English-Spanish translation of evasion

Translation of the word evasion from english to spanish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

evasion in Spanish

avoidancenoun evasión [f], evitación [f]
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Definitions of evasion
1. evasion - 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"
  escape, dodging
  nonperformance, carelessness, negligence, neglect the quality of not being careful or taking pains
  escape mechanism a form of behavior that evades unpleasant realities
  malingering, skulking evading duty or work by pretending to be incapacitated; "they developed a test to detect malingering"
  goldbricking, goofing off, shirking, slacking, soldiering the evasion of work or duty
  circumvention the act of evading by going around
2. evasion - a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
  misrepresentation, deceit, deception a misleading falsehood
  indirect expression, circumlocution an indirect way of expressing something
  doublespeak any language that pretends to communicate but actually does not
  hedging, hedge a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
  cavil, quibble, quiddity an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections
3. evasion - the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver
  escape, flight the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"
  eluding, elusion, slip the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
  evasive action, maneuver, manoeuvre an action aimed at evading an opponent
  dodge a quick evasive movement
4. evasion - the deliberate act of failing to pay money; "his evasion of all his creditors"; "he was indicted for nonpayment"
  defrayal, defrayment, payment the act of paying money
  commercialism, mercantilism, commerce an economic system (Europe in 18th century) to increase a nation's wealth by government regulation of all of the nation's commercial interests
  tax evasion the deliberate failure to pay taxes (usually by making a false report)
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