deviation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “deviation” in the English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˌdiːviˈeɪʃən/
[C or U] a difference from what is usual or expected: The ​lettercited 'significant deviations fromcurrent good ​manufacturingpractice'.
[U] the difference between a particular ​number and the ​average or ​normalnumber: In a recent ​analysis of ​local temperature ​changes, Reno ​ranked first by ​amount of deviation from the 30-year ​average.
(Definition of deviation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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