diversion

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/daɪˈv3ːrʃən/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈvɝʒən, daɪ-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(di vûrzhən, -shən, dī-)



WordReference English Collocations © 2020

diversion

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [slight, significant, huge, major] diversion
  2. a diversion of [products, funds, efforts, traffic, assets]
  3. a market diversion
  4. a diversion from the [point, discussion]
  5. the diversion of resources [toward, to, for]
  6. a diversion from the [norm, average, mean]
  7. a diversion [three, five] miles ahead
  8. a diversion on the [highway, expressway, main road]
  9. took a diversion from the main [route, road, drag]
  10. a diversion due to [roadwork, a gas spillage, an accident]
  11. made a diversion to [throw off, lose] the [chasing car, police]
  12. create a diversion (for)
  13. need a diversion (to)
  14. could serve as a diversion
  15. served as a diversion
  16. took advantage of the diversion to
  17. [carried out, done] to create a diversion
  18. [golf, yoga, cycling] is her main diversion (these days)
  19. the [kids, children, students] need more diversion
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