Elude attention or observation, as in It must have escaped the editor's notice so I'll write again. [c. 1700]
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How to use escape notice in a sentence
The cover is embossed with a gold symbol that might escape notice.The Symbol Mitt Romney Demanded on His Official Gubernatorial Portrait | Michael Daly | October 22, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
There is another Inaccuracy, which tho of less Consequence, ought not to escape notice.
In the midst of it all two figures were espied, slinking along toward the boat-landing, anxious to escape notice.The Rival Campers | Ruel Perley Smith
By washing out the sand in the sieve the smallest specimens, which might otherwise escape notice, may be secured.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide | Augusta Foote Arnold
A small cross is placed here by small points of distinction which might escape notice.How to Observe in Archaeology | Various
The rewards and penalties of moral law easily escape notice in our hasty and superficial study of life.The Whence and the Whither of Man | John Mason Tyler