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evasion

Pronunciation: /ɪˈveɪʒən/

Translation of evasion in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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

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