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deflectionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /dɪˈflek.ʃən/
a ​change of ​direction, or the ​act of ​preventing something being ​directed at you: The second ​goal was from a deflection off the Liverpool ​captain. The ​journalists were ​frustrated by her ​constant deflection oftheirquestions.
(Definition of deflection from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deflection”
in Chinese (Simplified) 转向…
in Chinese (Traditional) 轉向…
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