(a.) To emit or throw out; to void; as, to avoid excretions.
(a.) To quit or evacuate; to withdraw from.
(a.) To make void; to annul or vacate; to refute.
(a.) To keep away from; to keep clear of; to endeavor no to meet; to shun; to abstain from; as, to avoid the company of gamesters.
(a.) To get rid of.
(a.) To defeat or evade; to invalidate. Thus, in a replication, the plaintiff may deny the defendant's plea, or confess it, and avoid it by stating new matter.
(v. i.) To retire; to withdraw.
(v. i.) To become void or vacant.
(1) "Zayani reportedly cited the political sensitivity of naturalising Sunni expatriates and wanted to avoid provoking the opposition," the embassy said.
(2) The catheter must be meticulously fixed to the skin to avoid its movement.
(3) Sample processing appears effective in avoiding spontaneous oxalogenesis.
(4) The results of the evaluation confirm that most problems seen by first level medical personnel in developing countries are simple, repetitive, and treatable at home or by a paramedical worker with a few safe, essential drugs, thus avoiding unnecessary visits to a doctor.
(5) A 24-h test trial employing a dry target demonstrated a robust memory for the training manifested in passive avoidance behavior.
(6) But it will be a subtle difference, because it's already abundantly clear there's no danger of the war being suddenly forgotten, or made to seem irrelevant to our sense of what Europe and the world has to avoid repeating.
(7) Madrid now hopes that a growing clamour for future rescues of Europe's banks to be done directly, without money going via governments, may still allow it to avoid accepting loans that would add to an already fast-growing national debt.
(8) Obamacare price hikes show that now is the time to be bold | Celine Gounder Read more No longer able to keep patients off their plans outright, insurers have resorted to other ways to discriminate and avoid paying for necessary treatments.
(9) The UK's standard position on ICC indictees is to avoid all contact unless "essential".
(10) This death toll represents 25% of avoidable adult deaths in developing countries.
(11) Surgical removal was avoided without complications by detaching it with a ring stripper.
(12) Crown prince Sultan Bin Abdel Aziz said yesterday that the state had "spared no effort" to avoid such disasters but added that "it cannot stop what God has preordained.
(13) Mindful of their own health ahead of their mission, astronauts at the Russia-leased launchpad in Kazakhstan remain in strict isolation in the days ahead of any launch to avoid exposure to infection.
(14) This method avoids disturbance of the cellular metabolism.
(15) We determined to further clarify the mechanism of this transmural coronary "steal" employing intracoronary DP administration, thereby avoiding systemic hypotension.
(16) Maintenance therapy was always steroid-free to start with (cyclosporin+azathioprine) but in almost one half of our oldest survivors, it failed to avoid rejection and we had to add low-dose oral steroids for at least several months.
(17) Finally, before the advent of the third-party payment, operations were avoided because of the financial burden.
(18) Long-distanced urethrocystopexy which permits to avoid an unwanted increase of outflow resistance with following retention of urine should be preferred.
(19) We conclude that mortality rates in the elderly could be improved by encouraging elective surgery and avoiding diagnostic laparatomy in patients with incurable surgical disease.
(20) The labia minora as a pedicle graft avoids the problems encountered by conventional methods.
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(1) The beach curved around us and the sun shone while the rest of the UK shivered under grey skies and sleet.
(2) The case shone a light on the poor conditions inside Egyptian prisons, and the often arbitrary nature of Egypt’s judicial system.
(3) The case of a 15-month-old patient with Shone's anomaly is reported.
(4) In an impassioned speech that invoked his parents' past as refugees, Miliband told Labour voters and activists in Cumbernauld: "The values of the Scottish people have shone through in this referendum campaign, whatever side that they're on, the values of justice, of fairness and equality.
(5) Afterwards all sides claimed victory, but there was widespread agreement that Fiorina, the former head of Hewlett-Packard, shone as an articulate, forceful outsider who hammered Trump as well as Hillary Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner whose name came up 32 times.
(6) The financial crisis represents an opportunity for responsible investing The global economic crisis left investors reeling and shone a light on some of the worst practices within financial markets.
(7) There was no intention to exploit anyone or indeed supply cheap labour; our time in training and people investment shone through on the day with compliments from officials at how well turned out and efficient our team was.
(8) Since a hugely disappointing 2015 European Under-21 Championship when England finished bottom of their group , Southgate’s latest crop have shone.
(9) Another co-author, John Hemingway, is the grandson of Ernest Hemingway , who shone a spotlight on the San Fermín festival in his 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises.
(10) However, government officials were forced to respond to the film, not least when an outcry in China following the film's Oscar nomination shone a spotlight on the Chinese victims of the death squads.
(11) The sun shone continuously, our little tent seemed great fun and we travelled around in a lovely (if temperamental) convertible sports car.
(12) 3 ) Stoke’s three-pointed star has shone brighter When on song Stoke’s three star turns form a kind of Bermuda Triangle that suck in opposition defences via their devilry on and off the ball.
(13) Press scrutiny, which has shone light on the close links between some senior Podemos people and Venezuela, also hurt their brand just before March 22 elections for the parliament of the strongly socialist southern region of Andalucia, where they nevertheless doubled their vote (from European elections) to 15%.
(14) Jeremain Lens, an £8.5m signing from Dynamo Kyiv, shone against Swansea, as did Yann M’Vila, who is on loan from Rubin Kazan, but the summer’s other signings, Adam Matthews (£2m from Celtic), Younès Kaboul (£3m from Tottenham) and Sebastián Coates (£2m from Liverpool) are yet to impress.
(15) To assess operative results and late outcome, we reviewed the records of 30 consecutive patients seen with Shone's anomaly at our institution between 1966 and 1989.
(16) The case has shone an unflattering light on the Horn of Africa country and the fledgling institutions put in place with western support after two decades of civil war.
(17) The five-week trial, which has cost millions of pounds, shone a light on the alleged criminal career of a man who was described during evidence as too big for the Metropolitan police to tackle.
(18) With Thursday's assault quickly followed by Golden Dawn attacks on socialist MPs campaigning in northern Greece and leftwing students at Athens' Panteion University, there are mounting concerns that the darkening mood could be a precursor of worse to come – even if Kasidiaris's explosive temper has shone a spotlight on the party as never before.
(19) Outside, the sun shone and temperatures soared into the mid-20s.
(20) The sharp increase in the number of executions in the kingdom has alarmed human rights groups and shone a light, albeit a faint one, on the judicial practices of one of the most secretive societies in the world.