Translation of evade in Spanish:

evade

Pronunciation: /ɪˈveɪd/

vt

  • 1.1 [arrest/enemy/glance] eludir, evadir; [question/issue] eludir
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    • Many of them, including suspected murderers and rapists, continue to evade police capture for months or even years.
    • Both are cunning predators that can evade any attempts of capture or extinction.
    • Poetry cannot escape ideology nor can evade the class struggle since the latter indirectly or more directly inform the poet's political and artistic consciousness.
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    • Parliamentary question time is full of wonderful examples of extended verbs, conjunctions and prepositional phrases employed to evade answering a question.
    • Ask him about the high points in his career as a civil servant, and he will first try to evade answering that question.
    • Certainly in person he answers - or evades - questions dutifully and without emotion.
    1.2 (shirk, dodge) [obligation/responsibility] eludir, evadir; [regulations/military service] eludir; [taxes] evadir
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    • When we dare to accept the full social responsibilities that governments are seeking to evade, we shall gain the initiative and defeat our unhappiness.
    • This is a matter of deliberate policy from management, who hope to evade some of their responsibilities for training and supporting workers and to cut costs.
    • But if we accept this framework, we are evading a larger truth.
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    • It found that the legal fees were related to the conspiracy to evade income taxes and were not related to the tribute payments made on behalf of the corporation.
    • Aiding and abetting is a criminal offence, and if proven that an accountant, financial adviser or bookkeeper encouraged a customer to evade tax, then they can face fines or jail.
    • Finally, underinvoicing can be used to evade ad valorem tariffs.
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    • Furthermore, clever legislators can readily evade a constitutional rule that depends on finding evidence of an illicit purpose.
    • The intention of the Act was to prevent writers and publishers evading the law by remaining anonymous.
    • As a matter of course, corporations tried to evade laws and regulations if they stood in the way of profits.

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