AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ēvītāre.

VerbEdit

evitar (first-person singular indicative present evito, past participle evitáu)

  1. to avoid

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ēvītāre, present active infinitive of ēvītō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

evitar (first-person singular present evito, past participle evitat)

  1. to avoid, prevent from happening or encountering

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ēvītāre.

VerbEdit

evitar (first-person singular present evito, first-person singular preterite evitei, past participle evitado)

  1. to avoid

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ēvītāre.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

evitar (first-person singular present indicative evito, past participle evitado)

  1. to avoid
  2. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of evitar
  3. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of evitar
  4. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of evitar
  5. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of evitar

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QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:evitar.

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Further readingEdit

  • evitar” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ēvītāre whence English inevitable.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ebiˈtaɾ/, [eβiˈt̪aɾ]

VerbEdit

evitar (first-person singular present evito, first-person singular preterite evité, past participle evitado)

  1. to avoid, to bypass, to evade, to circumvent, to dodge, to shun, to eschew (to steer clear of)
    Synonyms: rehuir, esquivar
    Después de haberlo evitado muchas horas, acabó por decirnos la verdad.
    After having avoided it for several hours, he ended up telling us the truth.
  2. to avoid, to prevent, to keep from, to stop from, to avert, to obviate, to deter
  3. to help (abstain from doing) (always in the negative)
    No puedo evitar pensar en lo que podría haber sido si yo simplemente hubiera tomado el riesgo.
    I can't help but wonder what could have been if I had just taken the risk.
  4. to spare, to save (to relieve someone having to experience something)
  5. to guard against, to ward off
  6. (reflexive) to spare oneself

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