избегать

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Etymology 1[edit]

From избе́гнуть (izbégnutʹ) +‎ -а́ть (-átʹ) or from из- (iz-) +‎ бе́гать (bégatʹ) +‎ -а́ть (-átʹ).

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  • IPA(key): [ɪzbʲɪˈɡatʲ]
  • (file)

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избега́ть (izbegátʹimpf (perfective избежа́ть or избе́гнуть) (+ genitive or infinitive)

  1. to avoid, to evade, to elude
  2. to refrain from
  3. to keep off, to steer clear, to shun
  4. to escape (from trouble, misfortune, punishment, etc.)
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Etymology 2[edit]

из- (iz-) +‎ бе́гать (bégatʹ)

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избе́гать (izbégatʹpf

  1. (colloquial) to run (many places), to run about, to run all over
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