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English definition of “digress”

digress

verb [I]    /dɑɪˈɡres/ fml
(in speech or writing) to move away from the main subject and discuss something else : He digressed from his subject in order to criticize the accuracy of a newspaper story . digression    /dɑɪˈɡreʃ·ən, dɪ-/ noun [C] His speech was full of digressions about his time in the army .
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