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American English: /əˈvɔɪdəns/
British English: /əˈvɔɪd(ə)ns/


  • his skillful avoidance of controversial issues
    la habilidad con la que evitó or eludió los temas polémicos
    avoidance of physical contact
    el evitar el contacto físico

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