Definición de diversion en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /dəˈvərZHən/
Pronunciación: /dīˈvərZHən/


1An instance of turning something aside from its course: a diversion of resources from defense to civil research
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  • Aside from the slight diversion into the life story of his brother's weird friend, it had been a relatively normal session.
  • A diversion is planned for users of the footpath so that it runs to the south of Marine Lake.
  • In the past there have been cases of over-expenditure and diversion of some resources.
rerouting, redirection, deflection, deviation, divergence
1.1British An alternative route for use by traffic when the usual road is temporarily closed; a detour: the road was closed and diversions put into operation
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  • Drivers can expect a string of temporary traffic lights and diversions in the coming months as nearly £1m of road repairs begin.
  • Then I got tangled in a confusion of traffic jams, roadworks, diversions and obscure road signs.
  • There will be traffic diversions, contra-flow systems and some road closures during the course of the work.
detour, bypass, deviation, alternative route
2An activity that diverts the mind from tedious or serious concerns; a recreation or pastime: our chief diversion was reading
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  • Racing games to me are palate cleansers, lite diversions in between more serious gaming experiences.
  • One of my favourite diversions is to ‘re-create’ some company memos for circulation within a very select group of people I can trust.
  • No assortment of programs, activities or diversions will fill the void if a relational context is missing in a parish.
entertainment, amusement, pastime, delight, divertissement;
fun, recreation, rest and relaxation, pleasure
informal R and R
dated sport
2.1Something intended to distract someone’s attention from something more important: a subsidiary raid was carried out on the airfield to create a diversion
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  • There was only one possible way to distract the world's attention: create a diversion.
  • ‘They allowed me to create diversions in my life, to be able to get away from playing golf,’ he says.
  • Creating a diversion allowed the NCAA selection committee to elude criticism for its most problematic bracketing in recent years.
distraction, disturbance, smokescreen, feint


Late Middle English: from late Latin diversio(n-), from Latin divertere 'turn aside' (see divert).

Palabras que riman con diversion

animadversion, aspersion, assertion, aversion, bioconversion, Cistercian, coercion, conversion, desertion, disconcertion, dispersion, emersion, excursion, exertion, extroversion, immersion, incursion, insertion, interspersion, introversion, Persian, perversion, submersion, subversion, tertian, version

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