New English-Irish Dictionary
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evade

1. verb escape (sth/sb)2. verb avoid meeting (sb)3. verb avoid duty, obligation4. verb FIN avoid paying5. verb avoid talking about 6. verb (of success etc) be elusive 1 verb escape (sth/sb) TRANSITIVEéalaigh ó PhrV  c m useachain verb  c m ushe evaded arrest d'éalaigh sí ó lucht a gafa, níor gabhadh í, chuaigh sí ó ghabháilthe drivers wanted to evade detection bhí na tiománaithe ag iarraidh nach bhfeicfí iadthey evaded the enemy d'éalaigh siad ón namhaid, sheachain siad an namhaid 2 verb avoid meeting (sb) TRANSITIVEseachain verb  c m uhe managed to evade the media d'éirigh leis na meáin a sheachaint
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3 verb avoid duty, obligation TRANSITIVEseachain verb  c m uéalaigh ó PhrV  c m uto evade the law an dlí a sheachaint, teacht thart ar an dlíto evade a duty éalú ó dhualgasyou can't evade it níl aon dul thairis agat 4 verb FIN avoid paying TRANSITIVEseachain verb  c m uto evade tax cáin a sheachaint, cáin a imghabháil technical term 5 verb avoid talking about TRANSITIVEseachain verb  c m uéalaigh ó PhrV  c m ushe evaded the issue sheachain sí an cheist 6 verb (of success etc) be elusive TRANSITIVEsuccess has so far evaded them níor éirigh leo go dtí seo