Engelsk ordbog



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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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