Meaning of 避

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English Definition: to avoid; to shun; to flee; to escape; to keep away from; to leave; to hide from
Total strokes: 17; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (foot) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
    • [ chuò ] to walk; walking
    • [ ] law, rule; to open up, to develop
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Example Words:
避免 [ miǎn ]: to avert; to prevent; to avoid; to refrain from
逃避 [ táo ]: to escape; to evade; to avoid; to shirk
回避 [ huí ]: to shun; to avoid (sb); to skirt; to evade (an issue); to step back; to withdraw; to recuse (a judge etc)
避而不 [ ér ]: to avoid (doing sth)
不可避免 [ miǎn ]: unavoidably
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