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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

I often work by avoidance.
Brian Eno

My own feeling is that one should refuse to participate in any activity that implements American aggression - thus tax refusal, draft refusal, avoidance of work that can be used by the agencies of militarism and repression, all seem to me essential.
Noam Chomsky

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

The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall.
Denis Healey

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

avoidance in German is Vermeidung
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