Meaning of evasion

Definition of evasion

(noun) a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
the deliberate act of failing to pay money; "his evasion of all his creditors"; "he was indicted for nonpayment"
nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do; "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"
the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver

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