AskDefine | Define avoidance

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avoidance n : deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening [syn: turning away, shunning, dodging]

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Noun

  1. The act of annulling; annulment.
  2. The act of becoming vacant, or the state of being vacant; – specifically used for the state of a benefice becoming void by the death, deprivation, or resignation of the incumbent.
  3. A dismissing or a quitting; removal; withdrawal.
  4. The act of avoiding or shunning; keeping clear of.
  5. The courts by which anything is carried off.

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