evasion
The process whereby individuals who are isolated in hostile or unfriendly territory avoid capture with the goal of successfully returning to areas under friendly control. See also evasion and recovery.

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  • évasion — [ evazjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIIe; bas lat. evasio, de evadere → s évader 1 ♦ Action de s évader, de s échapper d un lieu où l on était enfermé. « Elle se sent observée nuit et jour avec vigilance; une tentative d évasion l exposerait à une réclusion… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Evasion — Évasion Pour les articles homonymes, voir Évasion (homonymie). grillage et barbelés d une prison américaine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • evasión — sustantivo femenino 1. Acción y resultado de evadir o evadirse: Aquella famosa evasión se ha llevado al cine. Busca la evasión mediante la lectura de novelas. La evasión de impuestos es perseguida por Hacienda. Locuciones 1. evasión de capital… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Evasion — is the act of avoiding something.It may refer to: *Evasion (law), to avoid government mandate through specious means (tax evasion, for example) *Evasion (book), a zine turned book published by CrimethInc., an anarchist group *Evasion… …   Wikipedia

  • evasion — eva·sion /i vā zhən/ n 1: a means of evading 2: the act or an instance of evading see also tax evasion Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • evasion — evasion, evasiveness Evasiveness is the quality a person has of being evasive, whereas evasion is the process or result of this quality, or an instance of it: • He has been in the trenches too long not to be a master at mixing sincerity with… …   Modern English usage

  • evasion — early 15c., from M.Fr. évasion and directly from L.L. evasionem (nom. evasio) a going out, from pp. stem of L. evadere to escape (see EVADE (Cf. evade)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • evasion — Evasion. s. f. v. Action par laquelle on s evade. Il se sauva habilement des prisons, & aprés son evasion il se retira en lieu de seureté …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • evasión — (Del lat. evasĭo, ōnis). 1. f. Efugio para evadir una dificultad. 2. Acción y efecto de evadir o evadirse. de evasión. loc. adj. Dicho de una obra literaria o cinematográfica, de un programa televisivo o radiofónico, etc.: Que tienen como… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • evasion — e*va sion ([ e]*v[=a] zh[u^]n), n. [L. evasio: cf. F. [ e]vasion. See {Evade}.] The act of eluding or avoiding, particularly the pressure of an argument, accusation, charge, or interrogation; artful means of eluding. [1913 Webster] Thou . . . by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Evasĭon — (v. lat.), Entweichung, Durchgehen; Evasorisch, ausweichend. Evasiv, Ausflüchte suchend …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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