Translation of evasion in Spanish:

evasion

Pronunciation: /ɪˈveɪʒən/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (of responsibility) evasión (feminine) tax evasion evasión fiscal or de impuestos, fraude (masculine) fiscal
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    • 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.
    1.2 countable/numerable (evasive act, trick) estratagema (feminine); (evasive statement) evasiva (feminine)
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    • 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.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.