OTHER WORDS FROM avoidancenon·a·void·ance, noun
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It has obstacle avoidance built-in, but if it should tip over for some reason, it can right itself without human help.Boston Dynamics gave its dog-like robot a charging dock and an arm on its head|Stan Horaczek|February 2, 2021|Popular-Science
There are national endeavors, predominately in the United States, for satellite tracking and collision avoidance maneuvering.Thousands More Satellites Will Soon Orbit Earth—We Need Better Rules to Prevent Space Crashes|Lauren Napier|January 29, 2021|Singularity Hub
The company’s new camera system is a step toward deploying more advanced safety features such as forward collision avoidance and wrong-way-riding detection, Ko said.Ford’s Spin unit to boost e-scooters with software that alerts pedestrians of sidewalk riders|Dalvin Brown|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
Improved regulation could help China crack down on wayward businesses—tackling issues of pollution and tax avoidance, for example.Blacklist vs. ‘redlist’: What to know about China’s new corporate social credit score|eamonbarrett|December 10, 2020|Fortune
Combined, they provide collision avoidance and drop-off protection to keep riders safe—plus, they boast an anti-tip alert system that automatically notifies loved ones in case of an accident.
The real advisers to the Ready for Hillary organization are almost comically precise in their avoidance of the term “campaign.”The Coronation That Wants to Be a Movement: Scenes From Hillary’s Iowa Steak Fry|Ana Marie Cox|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Existential crisis in this reading is not an apprehension of reality, but a symptom of its avoidance.
But those who worked with Charles in advertising say that his avoidance of contact was not shyness, but a deliberate campaign.Charles Saatchi: From Saatchi & Saatchi to Allegedly Choking Nigella Lawson|Peter Jukes|June 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In addition, new tax rates kicked in on higher income individuals thanks to the fiscal cliff avoidance deal.
Why not get rid of the tax, and the tax avoidance, by radically simplifying the tax code?Our Tax Code is Too Complicated. Here's How to Simplify It.|Megan McArdle|April 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Their avoidance of each other arose, perhaps, from a sort of instinct which was certainly no matter of ill-will.The Double Four|E. Phillips Oppenheim
Now Gregson had nothing of this desire for avoidance with regard to Mr. Gray.My Lady Ludlow|Elizabeth Gaskell
And why should I suspect him at all, in the face of Mrs. Saltillo's confessed avoidance of him?Stories in Light and Shadow|Bret Harte
Many, perhaps, will see an additional cause in teleological considerations, aiming at the avoidance of in-and-in breeding.The Sexual Life of the Child|Albert Moll
He sounded me, pushed out his mouth and pulled down his nose, recommended avoidance of excitement.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for avoidance
- the act of annulling or making void
- the countering of an opponent's plea with fresh evidence