Definition of 'diversion'

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Example sentences containing 'diversion'

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During this diversion three plastic buckets disappeared from the house. Martin, Joy THE IMAGE OF LAURA (1989)Blake guessed that the diversion was for his benefit: he had to go now or stay forever. Leasor, James TANK OF SERPENTS (1989)The laughter that followed was all the diversion Wilfred had needed. Maupin, Armistead BABYCAKES (1989)

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Translations for 'diversion'

British English: diversion /daɪˈvɜːʃən/ NOUN
route A diversion is a special route arranged for traffic when the normal route cannot be used.
They turned back because of traffic diversions.
  • American English: detour road
  • Arabic: اِنْحِراف
  • Brazilian Portuguese: desvio
  • Chinese: 转向
  • Croatian: preusmjeravanje prometa
  • Czech: objížďka
  • Danish: afledningsmanøvre
  • Dutch: omleiding
  • European Spanish: desvío
  • Finnish: kiertotie
  • French: déviation
  • German: Umleitung
  • Greek: παρεκτροπή
  • Italian: deviazione
  • Japanese: 迂回路
  • Korean: 전환
  • Norwegian: avledning
  • Polish: zmiana kierunku jazdy
  • European Portuguese: desvio
  • Romanian: diversiune
  • Russian: объезд
  • Spanish: desvío
  • Swedish: omläggning
  • Thai: ทางเบี่ยง
  • Turkish: mecburi yön trafik
  • Ukrainian: відхилення
  • Vietnamese: đường vòng
British English: diversion NOUN
digression A diversion is an action or event that attracts your attention away from what you are doing or concentrating on.
The robbers threw smoke bombs to create a diversion.
British English: diversion NOUN
change of course The diversion of something involves changing its course or destination.
...the illegal diversion of profits from secret arms sales.


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