Definitions for shunʃʌn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shun, eschew(verb)

    avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of

  2. banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise, shun, cast out, blackball(verb)

    expel from a community or group


  1. shun(Verb)

    To avoid, especially persistently.

  2. shun(Verb)

    To escape (a threatening evil, an unwelcome task etc).

  3. shun(Verb)

    To screen, hide.

  4. shun(Verb)

    To shove, push.

  5. Origin: From scunian. Cognate with Old Norse skunde/skynde.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shun(verb)

    to avoid; to keep clear of; to get out of the way of; to escape from; to eschew; as, to shun rocks, shoals, vice


  1. Shun

    Shun or Di Shun and also known as Chonghua was a 23rd-22nd century BC legendary leader of ancient China, among the Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors. Shun's half-century of rule was said to be long for the history of China.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • meiden, aus dem Weg gehen, flüchten, ausweichenGerman
  • αποφεύγωGreek
  • evitarSpanish
  • esquiver, rejeter, fuir, éviterFrench
  • stigmatizzare, evitare, schivareItalian
  • ontwijkenDutch
  • unngåNorwegian
  • stronić, unikaćPolish
  • evitarPortuguese
  • împinge, evada, ascunde, evitaRomanian
  • сторониться, избегать, избежать, беречься, остерегатьсяRussian
  • vyhýbať saSlovak
  • kaçmak, sakınmak, uzak durmak, kaçınmakTurkish

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