digress Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"digress" in British English

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digressverb [I]

uk   us   /daɪˈɡres/
to ​move away from the ​mainsubject you are writing or ​talking about and to write or ​talk about something ​else: But I digress. To get back to what I was saying, this ​poemreflects the poet's ​love of ​nature and his ​religiousbeliefs. The ​lecturertemporarily digressed from her ​subject to ​deal with a ​relatedtheory.
digression
noun [C or U] uk   us   /-ˈɡreʃ.ən/
Talking about ​money now would be a digression from the ​mainpurpose of this ​meeting.
(Definition of digress from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"digress" in American English

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digressverb [I]

 us   /dɑɪˈɡres/ fml
(in ​speech or writing) to move away from the ​mainsubject and ​discuss something ​else: He digressed from his ​subject in ​order to ​criticize the ​accuracy of a ​newspaperstory.
digression
noun [C]  us   /dɑɪˈɡreʃ·ən, dɪ-/
His ​speech was ​full of digressions about his ​time in the ​army.
(Definition of digress from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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