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English definition of “divert”
/daɪˈvɜːt/ verb [T]
› to use something such as money for a purpose that is different from the main one or the one that was originally planned: divert sth to sb/sth Mutuals tend to pay out more than quoted insurers because they do not have to divert a chunk of their profits to shareholders.divert sth from sth to/into sth The company is to divert resources from its traditional retail interiors operation into its furniture business.
› to take a person's or people's attention away from something so that they think about something else: The news of his appointment diverted attention from a 20% fall in pretax profit.
› COMMERCE to sell goods or services in a different place from the place where it was planned that they should be sold: If you see a hair care product that you think may be an illegally diverted product, call the brand manufacturer right away.
› TRANSPORT to change the way that goods are sent or the place that they are sent to: Many of the shipments have been diverted from air to rail. Shipping lines were considering diverting their vessels to other major Japanese ports to unload cargo.
› COMMUNICATIONS to arrange for phone calls to go directly to another number: A phone can be set to divert a call when the line is busy.