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  1. avoidance, turning away, shunning, dodgingnoun

    deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening

    Synonyms:
    scheme, dodging, escape, evasion, shunning, dodge, turning away

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. avoidancenoun

    Synonyms:
    evasion, eluding, eschewing, parrying

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  1. Zhang Rongqiao:

    In 2016, China officially began the Mars exploration mission work, and currently all of the different development work is progressing smoothly, the hovering-and-obstacle avoidance test for the Mars lander being carried out today makes up a crucial part of the development process. As scheduled, China's first Mars exploration mission will take place in 2020.

  2. John Stuart Mill:

    The maxims are, first, that the individual is not accountable to society for his actions, in so far as these concern the interests of no person but himself. Advice, instruction, persuasion, and avoidance by other people if thought necessary by them for their own good, are the only measures by which society can justifiably express its dislike or disapprobation of his conduct. Secondly, that for such actions as are prejudicial to the interests of others, the individual is accountable, and may be subjected either to social or to legal punishment, if society is of opinion that the one or the other is requisite for its protection.

  3. Susan Clayton:

    The psychological responses to climate change such as conflict avoidance, fatalism, fear, helplessness and resignation are growing, these responses are keeping us, and our nation, from properly addressing the core causes of and solutions for our changing climate and from building and supporting psychological resiliency.

  4. Vali Nasr:

    The U.S. went from having a huge Middle East policy to having a minimal Middle East policy, the pendulum has swung the opposite way toward deliberate avoidance of any kind of vision for the region.

  5. Karl Mitchell:

    Triton is weird, but yet relevantly weird, because of the science we can do there, we know the surface has all these features weve never seen before, which motivates us to want to know How does this world work ? Global color mosaic of Triton, taken in 1989 by Voyager 2 during its flyby of the Neptune system. ( Credit : NASA/JPL/USGS) NEPTUNES MOONS ARE IN A DANCE OF AVOIDANCE, NASA SAYS.


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