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Engelsk navneord: evasion

1. evasion (om kommunikation) a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)equivocation

Mindre specifikke termerdeceit, deception, misrepresentation

Mere specifikke termercavil, circumlocution, doublespeak, hedge, hedging, indirect expression, quibble, quiddity

2. evasion (om handling) the deliberate act of failing to pay money

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis evasion of all his creditors.
He was indicted for nonpayment.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)nonpayment

Mindre specifikke termercommerce, commercialism, mercantilism

Mere specifikke termertax evasion

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)defrayal, defrayment, payment

3. evasion (om handling) nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible.
That escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dodging, escape

Mindre specifikke termercarelessness, neglect, negligence, nonperformance

Mere specifikke termercircumvention, escape mechanism, goldbricking, goofing off, malingering, shirking, skulking, slacking, soldiering

4. evasion (om handling) the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver

Mindre specifikke termerescape, flight

Mere specifikke termerdodge, eluding, elusion, evasive action, maneuver, manoeuvre, slip

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