Definition of elusion in English:



mass noun
  • 1The action of escaping from or avoiding a danger, enemy, or pursuer, typically in a skilful or cunning way.

    ‘his skills of elusion’
    ‘his continued elusion of the authorities frustrated the President’
    count noun ‘a lengthy trail of elusions and sidesteps’
    1. 1.1 The action of avoiding compliance with a law or penalty.
      ‘provisions aimed at preventing fiscal evasion and elusion’
      as modifier ‘the tax elusion scheme was discovered during a targeted fiscal inquiry’