English definition of “diversion”
CHANGE [C, U] › when something is sent somewhere different from where it was originally intended to go: the diversion of money to other projects
ROUTE [C] UK (US detour) › a different route that is used because a road is closed
ATTENTION [C] › something that takes your attention away from something else: John created a diversion while the rest of us escaped.
ENTERTAINMENT [C] › an activity you do for entertainment or pleasure: Reading is a pleasant diversion.