English translation of 'Abweichung'
feminine nounWord forms: Abweichung genitive , Abweichungen plural
[von Kurs etc] deviation
(= Unterschied) difference
(von zwei Theorien, Auffassungen etc) divergence
[von Magnetnadel] declination
Abweichung von der Norm/Wahrheit departure from the norm/truth
Abweichung von der Parteilinie failure to toe the party line ⧫ deviation from the party line
zulässige Abweichung (technical) tolerance; (zeitlich, zahlenmäßig) allowance
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'Abweichung' in Other Languages
British English: deviation NOUN
Deviation means doing something that is different from what people consider to be normal or acceptable.
Deviation from the norm is not tolerated.
British English: divergence NOUN
A divergence is a difference between two or more things, attitudes, or opinions.
There's a substantial divergence of opinion within the party.
Translation of Abweichung from the Collins German to English
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