French translation of 'distraction'
1. (from concentration) distraction f ⧫ dérangement m
to be a distraction from sth détourner l’attention de qch
2. (= entertainment) divertissement m
3. (= madness)
to drive sb to distraction rendre qn fou (folle)
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He knows very well how they affect me, and he is not above employing them for purposes of distraction.HE SHALL THUNDER IN THE SKY (2002)
The whole thing was intended as a distraction for the burglary!SOMEBODY (2002)
It just might be distraction enough in the first months to stop him realizing he's not the centre of the universe anymore.THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN (2002)
Prendergast food, probably excellent, would best be enjoyed without the distraction of a neighbour.IN LOVE AND WAR (2002)
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British English: distraction NOUN
A distraction is something that turns your attention away from something you want to concentrate on.
I feel this is getting to be a distraction from what I really want to do.
Translation of distraction from the Collins English to French Dictionary