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English Definitionto escape; to evade; to avoid; to shirk
Simplified Script逃避
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄠˊ ㄅㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tou4bei6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
táoto escape; to run away; to flee
to avoid; to shun; to flee; to escape; to keep away from; to leave; to hide from

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
逃走táozǒuto escape; to flee; to run away
逃税táoshuìto evade a tax
逃跑táopǎoto flee from something; to run away; to escape
逃生táoshēngto flee for one's life
逃荒táohuāngto escape from a famine; to get away from a famine-stricken region
Words With Same Tail Word    
躲避duǒbìto hide; to evade; to dodge; to take shelter; to avoid (difficulties)
回避huíbìto shun; to avoid (somebody); to skirt; to evade (an issue); to step back; to withdraw; to recuse (a judge etc)
回避huíbìvariant of 迴避
规避guībìto evade; to dodge
走避zǒubìto run away; to escape; to avoid
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