Examples of avoidance in a Sentence
a writer known for avoidance of sentimentality
a complete avoidance of sentimentality
Recent Examples of avoidance from the Web
Halsey/Wichita Falls Times Record News/Associated Press The economists Stefano DellaVigna, John List and Ulrike Malmendier found similar avoidance strategies in a study published in 2012 in the Quarterly Journal of Economics.
The federal tax bill will create a 20 percent deduction for pass-through income, which critics say will disproportionately benefit the rich and enable tax avoidance.
Judges do not have the unfettered social freedom of teenagers … maintenance of the appearance of impartiality requires the avoidance of entanglements and relationships that compromise that appearance.
But there was an unspoken agreement that describing vivid details was mostly taboo, a subtle waltz between acknowledging the war and a subtle avoidance of its morbid undertones.
The hardware side of the AACUS kit involves a LiDAR sensor for ranging and ground mapping, and cameras for obstacle avoidance and route planning.
For the avoidance of doubt, Apps are deemed part of the Covered Sites.
His avoidance of mistakes bodes well against an Arizona defense that, despite ranking last in the Pac-12 against the pass, has intercepted a league-best 17 throws.
But in injury avoidance, Rivers occupies a universe apart from the rest of the NFL.
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First Known Use of avoidance
Synonymsescape, cop-out, dodging, ducking, eluding, elusion, eschewal, eschewing, evasion, out, shaking, shunning
Related Wordsbypassing, circumvention, runaround, sidestepping, skirting; averting, deflection, obviation, precluding, prevention
Near Antonymsabidance, endurance, submission, toleration
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medical Definition of avoidance
- reinforced by escape or avoidance of electric shock
- —E. S. Katkin & E. N. Murray
- avoidance learning
- conditioned avoidance in mice
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