avoid

Definition

verb
to try not to do something
ExamplesMy aim is to avoid paying too much tax. • We want to avoid direct competition with Smith Ltd. • The company is struggling to avoid bankruptcy.
(NoteYou avoid something or avoid doing something.)

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