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evasion

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishevasione‧va‧sion /ɪˈveɪʒən/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable]AVOID when you deliberately avoid doing something that you should do, or paying an amount of money that you should payevade 🔊 He is in prison for tax evasion.evasion of 🔊 She accused him of evasion of his responsibilities.2 [countable, uncountable]AVOID when you deliberately avoid talking about something or answering a questionevade 🔊 I’m tired of his lies and evasions.
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evasionThe words were an evasion, however, as was the purpose of their voyage.He had the same bland good looks, the same friendly if formal manner and the same knack for courteous evasion.Uncle Harry's style of evasion was to pretend he didn't hear the question.Wado employs very light and fast techniques, preferring evasion to meeting brute force head on.Agnew was later forced to resign over a little unforeseen matter of bribes and tax evasion stemming from his years in Maryland.Each count of felony tax evasion can put you behind bars for 5 years with a $ 100,000 fine.So, three years for tax evasion.In addition to legally avoiding taxes through the use of loopholes, there is also the unsavory problem of illegal tax evasion.Henning went to prison on charges of tax evasion.He had pleaded guilty in 1987 to tax evasion and the violation of securities laws.tax evasionAgnew was later forced to resign over a little unforeseen matter of bribes and tax evasion stemming from his years in Maryland.While serving a federal prison sentence for mail fraud and tax evasion, .Before the pardon was granted, federal prosecutors began investigating new allegations of money laundering and tax evasion.The Commission argued that this was the best system because it would avoid both tax evasion and double taxation.He is a vain, devious showman accused of bribery, tax evasion, fraud and mafia connections.Each count of felony tax evasion can put you behind bars for 5 years with a $ 100,000 fine.He soon became a Republican, and he finally spent time in prison for income tax evasion.Poll tax evasion is thought to be the main reason for the falling numbers.
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