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a·void·ance

avoidance

 
 
pronunciation:
voI dns
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of avoiding.
Her sudden avoidance of him was noticeable to everyone in the office.Avoidance of accidents is more likely when all safety checks are carried out.His avoidance of paying his bills is what got him into trouble.
synonyms:
dodging, evasion
similar words:
escape