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Princeton's WordNet

  1. avoidance, turning away, shunning, dodgingnoun

    deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening

Wiktionary

  1. avoidancenoun

    The act of annulling; annulment.

  2. avoidancenoun

    The act of becoming vacant, or the state of being vacant; – specifically used for the state of a benefice becoming void by the death, deprivation, or resignation of the incumbent.

  3. avoidancenoun

    A dismissing or a quitting; removal; withdrawal.

  4. avoidancenoun

    The act of avoiding or shunning; keeping clear of.

  5. avoidancenoun

    The courts by which anything is carried off.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Avoidancenoun

    the act of annulling; annulment

  2. Avoidancenoun

    the act of becoming vacant, or the state of being vacant; -- specifically used for the state of a benefice becoming void by the death, deprivation, or resignation of the incumbent

  3. Avoidancenoun

    a dismissing or a quitting; removal; withdrawal

  4. Avoidancenoun

    the act of avoiding or shunning; keeping clear of

  5. Avoidancenoun

    the courts by which anything is carried off

Freebase

  1. Avoidance

    Avoidance is a 2002 novel by Michael Lowenthal. It was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award in 2003. Avoidance explores the topics of child sexual abuse, hebephilia and pederasty. It is also about social conventions and mores, and ways in which they depend on environment and upbringing.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of avoidance in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of avoidance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of avoidance in a Sentence

  1. Phaedra Al-Majid:

    The conclusion of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee dismissing my complaint against Herr Eckert for breaching my confidentiality is a transparent avoidance of a clear violation of its own rules, i cooperated with Mr. Garcia's investigation for over two-and-a-half years under a clear, unqualified promise of confidentiality. Michael Garcia asked me for my confidentiality and repeatedly promised me Phaedra Al-Majid.

  2. Vanna Bonta:

    The primary dues a writer or any artist pays is to remain sentient, and to forfeit the illusionary luxury of such anesthetics as avoidance, numbness, and denials.

  3. Tom Kupfer:

    Those images look to me like they would be perceived as cues to infectious disease or parasites, i wouldn't be surprised if this is actually a disorder based on disgust and disease avoidance.

  4. Pascal Saint-Amans:

    The tax world will not be the same before and after this, we are moving into this new era where massive tax planning, massive tax avoidance is over. It will be much more difficult, much more costly and it (profit shifting) will become evasion and no more avoidance.

  5. Robert Storey:

    The pandemic of cardiovascular disease has received less attention in the last 18 months but reflects concerning worldwide trends in unhealthy lifestyle choices such as high fat, sugar, salt and alcohol intake, sedentary lifestyles with avoidance of exercise, and smoking, all of which lead to higher blood pressure and bad cholesterol levels that cause damage to the blood vessels that supply the heart and brain.

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