Examples of evasion in a Sentence
He was arrested for tax evasion.
They came up with an evasion of the law to keep all the land for themselves.
His reply was nothing but careful evasions.
Recent Examples of evasion from the Web
The Sporting youth product is still in the midst of defending his name against accusations of tax evasion through the Spanish courts, with charges of dodging payments of arond £13m levelled against Ronaldo.
About a decade later he was indicted again, on tax evasion and embezzlement charges.
About a decade later, he was indicted again, on tax evasion and embezzlement charges.
The other method of evasion more directly involves the front companies, according to the government.
Nephew pointed out that sanctions usually take into account a small amount of evasion.
Former Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Craig Taffaro pleaded not guilty to federal charges of tax evasion and filing a false tax return, according to a report from our news partners WVUE Fox 8 News.
Her plea came six years after the Swiss citizen was indicted in 2011 in what was one of a number of cases spilling out of a broad crackdown by the United States on offshore tax evasion by Americans.
The 46-year-old was indicted on 14 counts, including tax evasion, and is scheduled to appear in court on Friday.
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Origin and Etymology of evasion
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsavoidance, cop-out, dodging, ducking, eluding, elusion, eschewal, eschewing, escape, out, shaking, shunning
Related Wordsbypassing, circumvention, runaround, sidestepping, skirting; averting, deflection, obviation, precluding, prevention
Near Antonymsabidance, endurance, submission, toleration
EVASION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of evasion for English Language Learners
: the act of avoiding something that you do not want to do or deal with : the act of evading something
: a way of avoiding something
: a statement or action that avoids directly dealing with something (such as a difficult problem or question)
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