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distractverb [T]

uk   /dɪˈstrækt/ us   /dɪˈstrækt/
B2 to make someone stop giving their attention to something: Don't distract her (from her studies). He tried to distract attention from his own illegal activities.

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distracting
adjective uk   /dɪˈstræk.tɪŋ/ us   /dɪˈstræk.tɪŋ/
Please turn your music down - it's very distracting.
(Definition of distract from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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distractverb [T]

us   /dɪˈstrækt/
to take someone’s attention away from what that person is doing or should be doing: She liked to work with the radio playing and said it did not distract her.
distraction
noun [C/U] us   /dɪˈstræk·ʃən/
[U] It’s impossible to work with all this distraction.
(Definition of distract from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“distract” in British English

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