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distractionnoun

uk   us   /dɪˈstræk.ʃən/
[U] the ​state of being very ​bored or ​annoyed: His ​lessonsbore me to distraction. That ​dreadfulnoise is driving me to distraction.C1 [C or U] something that ​prevents someone from giving ​theirattention to something ​else: I can ​turn the ​television off if you ​find it a distraction.C1 [C] an ​activity that you do for ​pleasure: one of the distractions of ​citylife
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