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 46-year-old was indicted on 14 counts, including tax evasion, and is scheduled to appear in court on Friday.
That particular 12 months of IRS evasion represented the fifth of 10 counts in an indictment that led to Blazer’s 2015 confession and conviction for racketeering, wire fraud, money laundering and more.
Blazer pleaded guilty in November 2013 to one count each of racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and willful failure to file a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts, and to six counts of tax evasion.
In response, Magnitsky was arrested and put on trial for tax evasion in front of a bunch of crooks in lovely kangaroo suits.
That was my summer of lies and evasions and carelessness and murder-by-caffeine.
The former state representative was charged June 22 with conspiracy, bribery, honest services wire fraud, three other counts of wire fraud, and tax evasion.
According to a court document, Robinson has been charged with conspiracy, bribery, honest services wire fraud, three other counts of wire fraud, and tax evasion.
Officers arrested Tyler Turner on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and felony evasion about 90 minutes after the incident began.
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Origin and Etymology of evasion
Middle English, from Anglo-French or Late Latin; Anglo-French, from Late Latin evasion-, evasio, from Latin evadere to evade
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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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