English translation of 'evitar'
evitar de fazer algo to avoid doing sth
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'evitar' in Other Languages
British English: avoid /əˈvɔɪd/ VERB
If you avoid something unpleasant that might happen, you take action in order to prevent it from happening.
...emergency action to avoid a disaster.
- American English: avoid
- Arabic: يَتَجَنَّبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: evitar
- Chinese: 避免
- Croatian: izbjegavati
- Czech: vyvarovat se
- Danish: undgå
- Dutch: vermijden
- European Spanish: evitar
- Finnish: välttää
- French: éviter
- German: vermeiden
- Greek: αποφεύγω
- Italian: evitare
- Japanese: 避ける
- Korean: 피하다
- Norwegian: unngå
- Polish: uniknąć
- European Portuguese: evitar
- Romanian: a evita
- Russian: избегать
- Spanish: evitar
- Swedish: undvika
- Thai: หลีกเลี่ยง
- Turkish: kaçınmak
- Ukrainian: уникати
- Vietnamese: tránh
British English: bypass VERB
road If a road bypasses a place, it goes around it rather than through it.
...money for new roads to bypass cities.
British English: eschew VERB
If you eschew something, you deliberately avoid doing it or becoming involved in it.
He eschewed publicity and avoided nightclubs.
British English: pre-empt VERB
If you pre-empt an action, you prevent it from happening by doing something which makes it unnecessary or impossible.
You can pre-empt pain by taking a painkiller at the first warning sign.
British English: refrain VERB
to refrain from sth | to refrain from doing sth If you refrain from doing something, you deliberately do not do it.
She refrained from making any comment.
British English: shun VERB
If you shun someone or something, you deliberately avoid them or keep away from them.
From that time forward everybody shunned him.
British English: sidestep VERB
If you sidestep a problem, you avoid discussing it or dealing with it.
Rarely, if ever, does he sidestep a question.
Translation of evitar from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary