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diversion

US [daɪˈvɜrʒ(ə)n]
UK [daɪˈvɜː(r)ʃ(ə)n]
  • n.转移;转向;消遣;偏离
  • Web改道;娱乐;转换
Plural Form:diversions  
diversion
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n.
1.
[c][u]
转向;转移;偏离the act of changing the direction that sb/sth is following, or what sth is used for
a river diversion project
河流改道工程
We made a short diversion to go and look at the castle.
我们绕了一小段路去参观城堡。
the diversion of funds from the public to the private sector of industry
资金从公有企业向私有企业的转移
2.
[c]
转移视线(或注意力)的事物something that takes your attention away from sb/sth while sth else is happening
For the government, the war was a welcome diversion from the country's economic problems.
政府欢迎这场战争,因为它转移了人们对国家经济问题的注意力。
A smoke bomb created a diversion while the robbery took place.
劫案发生时,一枚烟雾弹转移了人们的视线。
3.
[c]
临时绕行路;分流路a road or route that is used when the usual one is closed
Diversions will be signposted.
临时绕行路都将设置路标。
4.
[c]
消遣;娱乐an activity that is done for pleasure, especially because it takes your attention away from sth else
The party will make a pleasant diversion.
这个聚会将是一个很不错的消遣活动。
The city is full of diversions.
城市里各种娱乐活动比比皆是。

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