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British English: /dɪˈflɛkt/
American English: /dəˈflɛkt/

Translation of deflect in French:

transitive verb

  • 1
    défléchir, dévier (missile)
    détourner (water, air)
    dévier (light)
    the ball was deflected into the goal
    la balle a rebondi jusque dans le but
  • 2 [figurative]
    détourner (blame, criticism, attention)
  • 3 (dissuade) to deflect somebody from
    détourner quelqu'un de (aim, action)
    to deflect somebody from doing
    dissuader quelqu'un de faire

intransitive verb

  • (missile, indicator, needle)
    dévier (from de)
Definition of deflect in:
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