- 1The action of evading something: their adroit evasion of almost all questionsMore example sentences
- Sound tax reforms entail effective broadening of the tax base at all levels of government, including through checking evasion and avoidance.
- The office said bank secrecy did not stop the investigation of tax avoidance and evasion.
- This exception does not apply to advice concerning listed transactions or dealing with the principal purpose of tax avoidance or evasion.
- 1.1An indirect answer; a prevaricating excuse: the protestations and evasions of a witnessMore example sentences
- Some Chinese history specialists were less inclined to make excuses for the evasions, however.
- And with more questions being asked than ever before, democracy demands answers not evasions.
- I gulped, and searched without success through my box of excuses, reasons and evasions.
late Middle English (in the sense 'prevaricating excuse'): via Old French from Latin evasio(n-), from evadere (see evade).