(a.) To shun; to avoid, as something wrong, or from a feeling of distaste; to keep one's self clear of.
(a.) To escape from; to avoid.
(1) He is a man who eschews personal publicity and interviews, prompting him to be once described as Britain's answer to the late Howard Hughes, though his love of a night out proves he is no recluse.
(2) In line with his modest and humble public image, Francis exhibits a strong taste for Italian neorealist cinema, which eschewed Hollywood razzle-dazzle and told morally powerful stories set among the working class.
(3) While each is moving forward to develop strategies and programs suited to its circumstances, all eschew the bunker mentality that comes to mind in tough times.
(4) He sais: This is the key proposal and it eschews the learning from all other governance models outside those of the Plc.
(5) First off, unlike Bob Bradley, Klinsmann has favored a 4-3-2-1 Christmas tree formation that eschews width for possession.
(6) LGBT-friendly cities, hotels, restaurants and clubs: readers’ travel tips Read more Some 60,000 people descend on the spa town of Lisdoonvarna every year in September and October, eschewing dating apps and Match.com for a more traditional, personal approach.
(7) A native Chicagoan and Harvard graduate, Garland excelled in private law but chose to eschew fat salaries for the less lucrative but arguably more exciting world of public criminal prosecutions.
(8) Curettage with examination of curettings or documentation of falling hCG can be used to prevent unnecessary laparoscopies in patients undergoing spontaneous abortions and can make possible definitive diagnosis and medical treatment of EP completely eschewing anesthesia and surgery.
(9) Eschewing the usual political reactions, Mensch issued a press release.
(10) Without legislation to back this up, however, too many will eschew their moral responsibilities.
(11) The current assumption seems to be that the world can have a rising population, ever-higher per capita meat consumption, devote less land to food production to help hit climate change targets and eschew the advances in science that might increase yields.
(12) Secondly, the problems concerning usage of embryologic terms can be easily circumvented by eschewing all embryologic considerations in naming these malformations.
(13) This essay eschews reductionist, dualist, and identity-theory attempts to resolve this problem, and offers an ontology--"monistic dual-aspect interactionism"--for the biopsychosocial model.
(14) Most of Chibana's music eschews the sanshin and other traditional instruments, but his background looms large, he said.
(15) Opinion polls suggest Obama's campaign promise to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan remains popular among the US public, but his last-minute decision to eschew military intervention in Syria and apparent impotence in the face of Russian aggression in Crimea are giving growing ammunition to conservative critics who say US deterrence has lost credibility and will herald a new era of instability in the world.
(16) He could even eschew both sides and sit his party on the crossbenches.
(17) David Alexander, analyst at retail researcher Conlumino, applauded Primark’s strategy of focusing on “one corner of the USA, eschewing prime locations like Manhattan, to ensure that it meets consumer expectations in the States head-on before rolling out nationwide”.
(18) And beautiful Beyoncé tells us that since becoming a mother, she eschews big primping routines, opting for "no make-up, just sunglasses and lip gloss".
(19) It's impossible to imagine, say, a believable political drama coming out this autumn that eschews ferocious use of Twitter; anything scheduled for spring that doesn't foreguess the next big "phone thing".
(20) The film-maker has already signalled he will eschew the CGI-generated environments seen in the unloved prequel series of movies in favour of real sets.
(v. t.) To avoid; to keep clear of; to get out of the way of; to escape from; to eschew; as, to shun rocks, shoals, vice.
(1) Although there are some circumstances in which it is sensible to privatise, there are many good reasons why wholesale privatisation should be shunned .
(2) They shun cost-benefit analysis but soak up aid money, saying Haiti's state is incompetent and corrupt.
(3) "I ask all Americans with a conscience to shun anything and everything to do with the murderous state of Georgia."
(4) Four months after she was artificially inseminated after shunning the attentions of her prospective mate, Yang Guang, Tian Tian appears to have lost her appetite and is showing signs of moodiness and "nesting" behaviour.
(5) Some male relatives shunned him, believing it shameful or that he might have been a willing participant.
(6) Jin said China would probably support economic measures but would shun security-related action such as signing up to the Proliferation Security Initiative.
(7) A study released in August by the nonpartisan Commonwealth Fund came to the rather interesting conclusion that if the so-called invincibles shun the new law, it will be because the plans cost more than they think they can afford and not because they feel that they are above needing healthcare coverage.
(8) Famously ascetic, teetotal and vegetarian, he meditates, practises yoga and shuns the trappings of office.
(9) Scotland remains the only country not to teach its own children its history, and the built heritage has been neglected, bulldozed or shunned by politicians fearing anything that might be construed as “too nationalistic”.
(10) They include: the impending introduction of free school meals for all infant pupils in England; the addition of cooking skills to the school curriculum; and last year's voluntary agreement on a clearer food-labelling scheme , although a number of major food producers have shunned it.
(11) He’ll face competition from Manchester City though with Pep Guardiola shunning a wealth of Barcelona and Bayern Munich stars and identifying the England man as his top transfer target during a meeting with City’s top brass in, er, Amsterdam.
(12) But it is also to do with a work culture that shuns initiative and rewards indolence.
(13) He shuns parliament, he rarely gives interviews, even to friendly media, and he runs away from reporters.
(14) Once raped, they are stigmatised or shunned by their own families and villages.
(15) Some progressives are still shunning the event, with reports both of white women feeling excluded by talk of race relations, and minority women citing privileged whites acknowledging too little, too late their struggle against chronic class and race discrimination.
(16) Kicking a tuft of grass and pretending not to notice they had shunned him.
(17) These can be done by refusing to pay tax, shunning all government functions as it will be an illegal government, and any meetings called by any minister and president, and – where possible – they must engage in simultaneous public demonstrations to express their anger and frustration."
(18) Choosing to help their neighbours to their own detriment over time is pretty refreshing to see.” For all that, some residents in low-income communities feel shunned by more affluent towns close by.
(19) It was widely assumed the Germany international would move on in January after being shunned by Mourinho at the start of the season but, as the manager now accepts, the player is the one in control.
(20) As we know, millions of voters shunned the heavy handed warnings from Downing Street and its remain campaign about the risk to 3m EU-linked jobs, tax rises and savage spending cuts.