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“diverge” in English

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divergeverb [ I ]

uk /ˌdaɪˈvɜːdʒ/ us /dɪˈvɝːdʒ/

(Definition of “diverge” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“diverge” in American English

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divergeverb [ I ]

us /dɪˈvɜrdʒ, dɑɪ-/

to go in different directions from the same point, or to become different:

The tone of the final report isn’t likely to diverge much from the earlier report.

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“diverge” in Business English

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divergeverb [ I ]

uk /daɪˈvɜːdʒ/ us ECONOMICS, FINANCE

if rates, values, or amounts diverge, the difference between them increases:

Tracking errors can cause funds to diverge slightly from the indices they follow.
diverge sharply/widely/significantly

to be very different, or to develop in different or unexpected ways:

diverge on/about sth Opinions diverge on whether the new CEO will be able to restore the company's reputation and profitability.
Firms should be allowed to diverge from their sector's pay deal if two-thirds of employees are in favour.

(Definition of “diverge” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)