Associations to the word «Avoidance»


AVOIDANCE, noun. The act of annulling; annulment.
AVOIDANCE, noun. The act of becoming vacant, or the state of being vacant; – specifically used for the state of a benefice becoming void by the death, deprivation, or resignation of the incumbent.
AVOIDANCE, noun. A dismissing or a quitting; removal; withdrawal.
AVOIDANCE, noun. The act of avoiding or shunning; keeping clear of.
AVOIDANCE, noun. Any thing that is to be avoided
AVOIDANCE, noun. The courts by which anything is carried off.

Dictionary definition

AVOIDANCE, noun. Deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening.

Wise words

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