Definition of 'eschew'
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Effective design also eschews excessive complexity. Total Customer Service (The Ultimate Weapon) (1990)In so far as an ethical politics eschews coercion, these can become criteria of political association. Politics, Planning and the State (1990)This engaging coming-of-age tale has a quality period soundtrack that largely eschews the obvious choices. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Although he eschewed hopes of politics and became a bill broker, his heart was not really in it. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)He has also eschewed the more juvenile recipes in his repertoire in favour of a breezy, populist selection of gastropub fare. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I've also eschewed all those those natty cycling rucksacks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He has also eschewed the ebook route: 'I like printed books. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Both favour the no-frills approach, often eschewing swish restaurants to munch burgers together when they meet. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Many of these women eschew any publicity, and are photographed only rarely - and in their own natural habitat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He should be true to his promise of delivering a'new kind of politics' by eschewing cheap partisanship and presenting original ideas. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Used Occasionally. eschew is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: eschew VERB
If you eschew something, you deliberately avoid doing it or becoming involved in it.
He eschewed publicity and avoided nightclubs.
Definition of eschew from the Collins English Dictionary
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