Significado de “detour” - en el Diccionario Inglés

detour en inglés británico

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detournoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdiː.tɔːr/ us /ˈdiː.tʊr/

a different or less direct route to a place that is used to avoid a problem or to visit somewhere or do something on the way:

You'd be wise to make (US also take) a detour to avoid the roadworks.

US UK diversion a different route that is used because a road is closed:

Traffic detours will be kept to a minimum throughout the festival.
detour
verb [ I or T ] uk us mainly US

We had to detour around downtown, so it took us longer than usual.

(Definición de detour del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

detour en inglés americano

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detournoun [ C ]

us /ˈdi·tʊər/

a way of getting to a place that is indirect and longer than the usual way, and which is taken in order to avoid a particular problem or to do something special:

You’re advised to take a detour to avoid the road construction.
We made a little detour to drop Sarah off on the way home.
detour
verb [ I ] us /ˈdi·tʊər/

We had to detour around the flooded road.

(Definición de detour del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)