Eschew - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪsˈtʃuː|  American pronunciation of the word eschew
Brit.  |ɪsˈtʃuː|  British pronunciation of the word eschew


- avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of (syn: shun)


They now eschew the violence of their past.

a psychologist who eschews the traditional methods of psychotherapy

I had eschewed politics in favour of a life practising law.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: eschew
he/she/it: eschews
present participle: eschewing
past tense: eschewed
past participle: eschewed
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