Avoidable - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈvɔɪdəbl|  American pronunciation of the word avoidable
Brit.  |əˈvɔɪdəbl|  British pronunciation of the word avoidable

adjective

- capable of being avoided or warded off (syn: avertable, avertible, evitable)

Examples

Why do you keep avoiding me?

She took a detour to avoid the heavy traffic.

They successfully avoided each other for days.

He tried hard to avoid accidents.

We need to avoid further delays.

He was caught trying to avoid arrest.

in an effort to avoid confusion

I'm not going to be late if I can avoid it.

How can I avoid paying too much tax?

I am trying to avoid showing any hint of favoritism.

Nearly 1,000 children die each year from accidents in the home which are avoidable.

an almost entirely avoidable cause of death

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