escape detection

idiom

: to not be discovered, found, or noticed
Many cases of fraud escape detection.

Examples of escape detection in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Hamas’ planning did not totally escape detection. Haleigh Bartos, The Conversation, 7 Dec. 2023 In each case, armed drones were able to escape detection and exploit coverage gaps in older systems built with larger piloted aircraft in mind. Jason Lyall, Foreign Affairs, 16 Dec. 2020 The vessels move very low in the water to escape detection but rarely are able to fully submerge. Stephen Smith, CBS News, 9 May 2023 To escape detection and moderation, smugglers recruiting drivers do not mention delivering migrants across the border. Ashley Belanger, Ars Technica, 20 Oct. 2022 The vessels move very low in the water to escape detection but rarely are able to fully submerge. Stephen Smith, CBS News, 9 May 2023 As his case has now gained much attention, many have wondered how Duggar was able to escape detection for so long. Lydia Wang, refinery29.com, 7 May 2021 Although animal and human vision have evolved to efficiently perceive a complex visual world by relying on cues such as coherent edges, color contrast, and texture differences, natural camouflage has evolved to frustrate these perceptions to escape detection. Lakshman Prasad, Discover Magazine, 2 Nov. 2016 Gordon said Kelsey’s boxes also don’t meet Florida public building safety standards and would allow those who have abused their newborn or kidnapped or trafficked the child a way to escape detection. Terry Spencer, Anchorage Daily News, 12 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Escape detection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/escape%20detection. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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