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
Chinese Definition:
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
回避 huí to shun; to avoid (sb); to skirt; to evade (an issue); to step back; to withdraw; to recuse (a judge etc)
逃避 táo to escape; to evade; to avoid; to shirk
躲避 duǒ to hide; to evade; to dodge; to take shelter; to avoid (difficulties)
规避 guī to evade; to dodge
More: 避* | *避 | *避*
Example Sentences
When I was a child, I dreamed to become an artist who can draw the most beautiful painting in the world.
She tried to avoid answering my questions.
And I want to share some alternatives with you, so that you' ll make more connections, rather than having people dash off.
Sun went far away from home to avoid the shrewish woman. After a while, Wubing could bear it no longer.
The company will be bleeding in new blogs over time to avoid strain on their servers.