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1. The act or an instance of diverting or turning aside; deviation.
2. Something that distracts the mind and relaxes or entertains.
3. A maneuver that draws the attention of an opponent away from a planned point of action, especially as part of military strategy.
4. A policy or practice permitting a juvenile to be removed from traditional processing in juvenile court and placed in a program involving an alternative disposition, such as treatment or rehabilitation services.
[Late Latin dīversiō, dīversiōn-, act of turning aside, from Latin dīversus, past participle of dīvertere, to divert; see divert.]
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di•ver•sion•ar•y(dɪˈvɜr ʒəˌnɛr i, -ʃə-, daɪ-)
tending to divert or distract the attention.
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|Adj.||1.||diversionary - (of tactics e.g.) likely or designed to confuse or deceive|
indirect - not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination; "sometimes taking an indirect path saves time"; "you must take an indirect course in sailing"
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diversionary[daɪˈvɜːʃnərɪ] ADJ → de diversión
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
diversionary[daɪˈvɜːrʃənəri] adj [activity, attack] → de diversion
diversionary tactic → manœuvre f de diversion
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