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Definition of Avoidance

Avoidance

  1. The act of annulling; annulment.
  2. 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. A dismissing or a quitting; removal; withdrawal.
  4. The act of avoiding or shunning; keeping clear of.
  5. The courts by which anything is carried off.

Avoidance Quotations

If it's cross-country ski season, I'll be out doing that, or snowshoeing up in Quebec. In my California home, I go to the local Y and I like doing yoga. It's been hugely beneficial to me in injury avoidance.
Neil Peart

The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
Thomas Hardy

A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
Thomas Hardy

The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
John Maynard Keynes

When fear makes your choices for you, no security measures on earth will keep the things you dread from finding you. But if you can avoid avoidance - if you can choose to embrace experiences out of passion, enthusiasm, and a readiness to feel whatever arises - then nothing, nothing in all this dangerous world, can keep you from being safe.
Martha Beck
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Avoidance Translations

avoidance in German is Vermeidung
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