listen to the pronunciation of sidestep
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To avoid or dodge

They sidestepped the issue.

A step to the side
To step to the side

I knocked and waited. He sidestepped, and I went in.

A motion, physical or metaphorical, to avoid or dodge something
{f} evade, dodge, avoid; step to the side, step sideways
a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)
If you sidestep a problem, you avoid discussing it or dealing with it. Rarely, if ever, does he sidestep a question He was trying to sidestep responsibility. = avoid
If you sidestep, you step sideways in order to avoid something or someone that is coming towards you or going to hit you. As I sidestepped, the bottle hit me on the left hip He made a grab for her but she sidestepped him
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
sidestep a decision
{f} evade or avoid a decision
past of sidestep
{i} dodger, one who evades, avoider; one who steps to the side
plural of sidestep