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shun

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshunshun /ʃʌn/ verb (shunned, shunning) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 AVOIDto deliberately avoid someone or something 🔊 a shy woman who shunned publicity 🔊 Victims of the disease found themselves shunned by society.→ See Verb table
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shunRecently bereaved widows often fell they are being shunned by people who don't know what to say to them.They are likely shunned by the elitists of the profession.When the rumors started, the children found themselves shunned by their classmates.Some young women are shunned by their families when they become pregnant outside of marriage.He knew that this tunnel-like place was shunned by tramps and feared even by drunks and peg-sellers.Then came the Framework Agreement, which again shunned free-market solutions in favor of further discrimination, steep restrictions and inefficiencies.As governor, Weld has shunned political action committee contributions.He is also described as the quiet one who shuns publicity and lets the rest of the band enjoy the limelight.Wilson is a quiet man who shuns publicity.The new pattern shunned the old industrial areas and the conurbation centres.But unlike other Hasidic sects, Lubavitch does not shun the outside world.shunned publicityThroughout his career Smith was extremely reticent about his personal affairs and shunned publicity.
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Verb table
shun
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyshun
he, she, itshuns
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyshunned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave shunned
he, she, ithas shunned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad shunned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill shun
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have shunned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam shunning
he, she, itis shunning
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you, we, theyare shunning
Past
I, he, she, itwas shunning
you, we, theywere shunning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been shunning
he, she, ithas been shunning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been shunning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be shunning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been shunning
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