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evade

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishevadee‧vade /ɪˈveɪd/ ●○○ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 not talk about somethingAVOID to avoid talking about something, especially because you are trying to hide somethingevasion 🔊 I could tell that he was trying to evade the issue. 🔊 The minister evaded the question.2 AVOIDnot do something to not do or deal with something that you should doevasion 🔊 You can’t go on evading your responsibilities in this way. 🔊 You’re simply trying to evade the problem.see thesaurus at avoid3 AVOIDnot pay to avoid paying money that you ought to pay, for example taxevasion 🔊 Employers will always try to find ways to evade tax.4 ESCAPEescape to escape from someone who is trying to catch you 🔊 She managed to evade the police. 🔊 So far he has evaded capture.5 not achieve/understand formalCAN'T if something evades you, you cannot do it or understand it syn elude 🔊 The subtleties of his argument evaded me.→ See Verb table
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evadeToday, these taxes are still levied by many Third World governments because they are straight forward to collect and hard to evade.She hadn't rejected him the first time, though, just evaded a decision, wanting him to strengthen it somehow.But by thus trying to evade a threatening situation, she nearly gets destroyed by it.Politicians have come up with many tricks to evade campaign spending limits.A yacht or fishing vessel would find it quite easy to evade our controls and could carry large amounts of contraband.Hooligans often take care to evade police escorts and to slip into rival territories unobserved.But will these stories actually help those who want to evade reform to change the subject?Fisher pleaded guilty to evading taxes on $51,000 of income.Clever businessmen often manage to evade taxes.Could we evade the patrols on the roads?Steve evaded the question when I asked him why he had left work so early.The best interviewers make it impossible for politicians to evade the questions.evade ... issueNational leaders, when pressed, tried t6 hold the church together by evading the issue.There was no point in evading the issue any longer.evade the problemI am using this fact as an excuse to evade the problem and leave it out of the classification altogether.evaded captureFour were soon recaptured, but two others, including Ricky Roberts, evaded capture.For six years, Harris has evaded capture by federal agents.Government officials have been eager to learn exactly when Hanssen was actively spying and how he evaded capture for so long.Rámirez-Sánchez, tried inabsentia, had evaded capture since the murders in Paris on June 27,1975.
From Longman Business Dictionaryevadee‧vade /ɪˈveɪd/ verb [transitive]TAXLAW to not do something that you should do according to the law, for example not paying taxHe was charged with evading $12.6 million of taxes. compare avoidevasion noun [uncountable]He is in prison for fraud, bribery, and tax evasion.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
evade
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyevade
he, she, itevades
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyevaded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave evaded
he, she, ithas evaded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad evaded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill evade
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have evaded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam evading
he, she, itis evading
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you, we, theyare evading
Past
I, he, she, itwas evading
you, we, theywere evading
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been evading
he, she, ithas been evading
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been evading
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be evading
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been evading
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