verb (used with object), evited, eviting. Archaic.
to avoid; shun.

1495–1505; < Latin ēvītāre, equivalent to ē- e-1 + vītāre to avoid

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evite (ɪˈvaɪt)
an archaic word for avoid

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By sending an evite or mailing a paper invitation, perhaps the event loses some of its importance.
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