1 [C, U] keeping out of the way of sb; avoidance 躲避某人; 规避; 逃避
*the burglar's evasion of the police 窃贼躲避警察
* evasion of responsibility 逃避责任
* He's been accused of tax evasion. 他被控逃税.
2 [C] statement, excuse, etc made to avoid fully answering a question （避免如实回答问题的）遁辞, 借口, 推托
*His answers to my questions were nothing but clever evasions. 他回答我的问题时顾左右而言他.
1400-1500; Language: French;Origin:
évasion, from Latin
evasio, from evadere; EVADE
when you deliberately avoid doing something that you should do, or paying an amount of money that you should pay
→evade He is in prison for tax evasion .evasion of She accused him of evasion of his responsibilities. [U and C]
when you deliberately avoid talking about something or answering a question
→evade I'm tired of his lies and evasions.
1. He was found guilty of tax evasion. 他被判决犯有偷税罪。