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English definition of “veer”

veer

verb [I + adv/prep]     /vɪər/ US  /vɪr/
to change direction: All of a sudden, the car veered off the road. Moments before crashing, the jet was seen veering sharply to the right. Three men were feared dead last night after a helicopter veered off course into an oil platform. Our talk soon veered onto the subject of football.Changing direction
(Definition of veer verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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