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Turkish translation of “diversion”

diversion

noun
 
 
/daɪˈvɜːʃən/
CHANGE [C, U] when something is sent somewhere different from where it was originally intended to go
farklı bir yere gönderme, başka bir yere yollama
the diversion of money to other projectsChanging direction
ROUTE [C] UK ( US detour) a different route that is used because a road is closed
yönünü değiştirme, çevirme, saptırma, sapma
Changing direction
ATTENTION [C] something that takes your attention away from something else
(dikkatini) başka yöne çekme, dağıtma
John created a diversion while the rest of us escaped.Attention-seeking, distracting and showing offCreating a distraction
ENTERTAINMENT [C] an activity you do for entertainment or pleasure
eğlence, oyalayıcı şey, eğlencelik
Reading is a pleasant diversion.Pastimes - general words
(Definition of diversion from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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