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Definition of 'distract'

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And you need to have things to look forward to Rose, to distract you while you're waiting. Isabel Wolff RESCUING ROSE (2002)He got up and went to sit in the window seat until Angmar came in to distract him from his remembering. Kerr, Katharine A TIME OF WAR (2002)She was glad of her work up at the Castle to distract her from her grief. Gaskin, Catherine THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN (2002)

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British English: distract /dɪˈstrækt/ VERB
If something distracts you, or if it distracts your attention , it stops you concentrating.
Playing video games sometimes distracts him from his homework.
  • American English: distract
  • Arabic: يَشْغَلُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: distrair
  • Chinese: 转移注意力
  • Croatian: odvratiti pažnju
  • Czech: rozptýlit odvést pozornost
  • Danish: distrahere
  • Dutch: afleiden
  • European Spanish: distraer
  • Finnish: häiritä
  • French: distraire
  • German: ablenken
  • Greek: αποσπώ την προσοχή
  • Italian: distrarre
  • Japanese: 注意をそらす
  • Korean: 산만하게 하다
  • Norwegian: distrahere
  • Polish: oderwać
  • European Portuguese: distrair
  • Romanian: a distrage
  • Russian: отвлекать
  • Spanish: distraer
  • Swedish: distrahera
  • Thai: ทำให้ไขว้เขว
  • Turkish: ilgisini başka yöne çekmek
  • Ukrainian: відволікати
  • Vietnamese: làm sao lãng

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