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Public relations is at best promotion or manipulation, at worst evasion and outright deception. What it is never about is a free flow of information.
Heather Brooke

Meaning of "evasion" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EVASION

From Late Latin ēvāsiō, from Latin ēvādere to go forth.
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PRONUNCIATION OF EVASION

evasion  [ɪˈveɪʒən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EVASION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Evasion is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EVASION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of evasion in the English dictionary

The definition of evasion in the dictionary is the act of evading or escaping, esp from a distasteful duty, responsibility, etc, by trickery, cunning, or illegal means. Other definition of evasion is trickery, cunning, or deception used to dodge a question, duty, etc; means of evading.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EVASION


abrasion
əˈbreɪʒən
Anglo-Asian
ˌæŋɡləʊˈeɪʒən
corrasion
kəˈreɪʒən
decision
dɪˈsɪʒən
dermabrasion
ˌdɜːməˈbreɪʒən
dissuasion
dɪˈsweɪʒən
division
dɪˈvɪʒən
equation
ɪˈkweɪʒən
erasion
ɪˈreɪʒən
inequation
ˌɪnɪˈkweɪʒən
invasion
ɪnˈveɪʒən
microdermabrasion
ˌmaɪkrəuˌdɜːməˈbreɪʒən
mispersuasion
ˌmɪspəˈsweɪʒən
occasion
əˈkeɪʒən
overpersuasion
ˌəʊvəpəˈsweɪʒən
persuasion
pəˈsweɪʒən
pervasion
pɜːˈveɪʒən
preinvasion
ˌpriːɪnˈveɪʒən
reinvasion
ˌriːɪnˈveɪʒən
suasion
ˈsweɪʒən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EVASION

evaporability
evaporable
evaporate
evaporated milk
evaporation
evaporative
evaporative cooling
evaporator
evaporimeter
evaporite
evaporitic
evaporograph
evaporometer
evapotranspiration
evasible
evasive
evasively
evasiveness

WORDS THAT END LIKE EVASION

basion
commission
conversion
discussion
exclusion
expression
extension
fusion
gala occasion
home invasion
mission
nasion
on occasion
passion
permission
pitch invasion
rise to the occasion
sense of occasion
take occasion
tax evasion

Synonyms and antonyms of evasion in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EVASION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «evasion» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of evasion

Translation of «evasion» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EVASION

Find out the translation of evasion to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of evasion from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «evasion» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

逃避
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

evasión
570 millions of speakers

English

evasion
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चोरी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التهرب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

уклонение от уплаты
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

evasão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ছল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fraude
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengelakan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ausweichen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

回避
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

회피
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Evasion
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trốn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஏய்ப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चोरी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kaçırma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

evasione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uchylanie się od płacenia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ухилення від сплати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

evaziune
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φοροδιαφυγής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ontduiking
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skatteflykt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

unndragelser
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of evasion

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EVASION»

The term «evasion» is very widely used and occupies the 21.517 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EVASION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about evasion

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10 QUOTES WITH «EVASION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word evasion.
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Heather Brooke
Public relations is at best promotion or manipulation, at worst evasion and outright deception. What it is never about is a free flow of information.
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T. S. Eliot
Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper, unnamed feelings which form the substratum of our being, to which we rarely penetrate; for our lives are mostly a constant evasion of ourselves.
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Thomas Frank
Governing was always difficult for conservatives, but as they return to the opposition, they are rediscovering their skill at blame evasion.
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Denis Healey
The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall.
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Ron Lewis
Identity theft involving these cards is a growing form of white collar crime, facilitating illegal immigration, banking and accounting fraud, tax evasion, and other nefarious activities.
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George C. Marshall
Go right straight down the road, to do what is best, and to do it frankly and without evasion.
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Thomas Merton
A daydream is an evasion.
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Mario Monti
The two greatest priorities for my government are tackling tax evasion and corruption.
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Malcolm Muggeridge
Bad humor is an evasion of reality; good humor is an acceptance of it.
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Jeremy Northam
People will say that it's some kind of evasion, but I would never want to have a kid for me. I'd want to have the child for the child's sake, if that makes sense.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EVASION»

Discover the use of evasion in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to evasion and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The American Evasion of Philosophy: A Genealogy of Pragmatism
. What shines through, throughout the work, is West's firm commitment to a radical vision of a philosophic discourse as inextricably linked to cultural criticism and political engagement."—Paul S. Boyer, professor emeritus of history, ...
Cornel West, 1989
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Satire Or Evasion?: Black Perspectives on Huckleberry Finn
Essays examine the racist elements of Huckleberry Finn and the extent to which they are able to turn the novel into a satirical attack on racism
James S. Leonard, Thomas Tenney, Thadious M. Davis, 1992
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Terrorist Financing, Money Laundering, and Tax Evasion: ...
This volume begins by presenting deep-rooted conflicts in the Middle East, the United States, the Indian subcontinent, Northern Ireland, and South America that have led to modern terrorism.
Jayesh D'Souza, 2011
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Tax Evasion: An Experimental Approach
This book explores tax evasion through an extensive psychological approach, surveys and official records to simulate real-world cases.
Paul Webley, 1991
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Tax Evasion and the Shadow Economy
This timely book addresses such issues from various perspectives in order to demonstrate the extent and scope of tax evasion, the shadow economy and their interaction.
Michael Pickhardt, Aloys Prinz, 2012
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Taxing democracy: understanding tax avoidance and evasion
In this book, a number of experts develop the idea of responsive regulation in relation to taxation. They demonstrate how law in this area is undermining social norms and social norms are undermining law.
Valerie A. Braithwaite, 2003
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Ill-Gotten Gains: Evasion, Blackmail, Fraud, and Kindred ...
With its startling conclusions and myriad twists, this book will fascinate all those intrigued by the perplexing relationship between morality and law.
Leo Katz, 1996
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Chases and Escapes: The Mathematics of Pursuit and Evasion
Ideal both for self-study and as supplemental readings by students and/or professors in any of the mathematical and physical sciences, this text presents the historical development of the differential equations of pursuit theory.
Paul J. Nahin, 2012
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VAT Fraud and Evasion: What Do We Know, and What Can be Done?
Like any tax, the VAT is vulnerable to evasion and fraud.
Michael Keen, Stephen C. Smith, 2007
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Bacterial Evasion of Host Immune Responses
Comprehensive review of current research concerning how bacteria evade immunity and hence cause infection.
Brian Henderson, Petra C. F. Oyston, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EVASION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term evasion is used in the context of the following news items.
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House of Lords to grill ex-HSBC chairman in tax evasion row …
The controversy surrounding tax evasion strategies used by HSBC's Swiss private banking arm will be reignited next week when Stephen ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
India, US Sign Pact to Combat Tax Evasion - The New Indian Express
Shaktikanta Das said, “We reassured the US government of the binding commitment to fight the menace of evasion and bring transparency in ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
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Bondsman indicted on money-laundering, tax-evasion charges
MURFREESBORO – A Murfreesboro bondsman was indicted on multiple charges of money laundering, filing false tax returns and property ... «The Daily News Journal, Jul 15»
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Tax evasion raps filed vs. architectural, engineering consultants …
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) filed, on Thursday, tax evasion cases against five companies, including an outsourcing firm and a ... «Inquirer.net, Jul 15»
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Anonymous tax evasion report form causes Facebook furore | Yle …
Thousands have shared a Facebook write-up that raises concern about the potential misuse of the tax evasion report form because it's ... «YLE News, Jul 15»
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Swiss banks agree US tax evasion deal with Justice Department …
Fifteen Swiss banks have already cut deals with the department under a voluntary programme in which they could report suspected tax evasion ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
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LUKOIL dismisses claims of money laundering and tax evasion in …
PJSC LUKOIL has strongly denied accusations of money laundering and tax evasion brought against Petrotel-LUKOIL and its employees by ... «OilVoice, Jul 15»
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Hilton Head Island father, son arrested for income tax evasion
Jack Wayne Molloy, 78, and Steven Craig Molloy, 48, have been charged with five counts each of income tax evasion. They both were released ... «Bluffton Today, Jul 15»
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Project Wickenby: the ATO's drive against tax evasion | The Australian
I knew then, and with real certainty, that Australia and the ATO had reached a “tipping point” for offshore tax evasion and avoidance. I knew ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
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33 AMC community halls raided for evasion of VAT - The Times of …
AHMEDABAD: Around 33 Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) community hall premises been underpaying Value Added Tax (VAT) to ... «Times of India, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Evasion [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/evasion>. Jul 2019 ».
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