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Definitions of avoid:

  • verb:   refrain from doing something
    Example: "He should avoid publishing his wife's memoires"
  • verb:   stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
    Example: "Her former friends now avoid her"
  • verb:   refrain from certain foods or beverages
    Example: "During Ramadan, Muslims avoid tobacco during the day"
  • verb:   declare invalid
  • verb:   prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    Example: "Let's avoid a confrontation"


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