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English definition of “distraction”

distraction

noun
 
 
/dɪˈstrækʃən/
[C, U] something that makes you stop giving your attention to something else: The phone calls were a constant distraction.Attention-seeking, distracting and showing offCreating a distraction
drive sb to distraction UK to make someone very annoyedCausing feelings of anger and displeasure
(Definition of distraction from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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