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v. di·vert·ed, di·vert·ing, di·verts
1. To turn aside from a course or direction: Traffic was diverted around the scene of the accident.
2. To distract: My attention was diverted by an argument between motorists.
3. To entertain by distracting the attention from worrisome thoughts or cares; amuse. See Synonyms at amuse.
To turn aside.
[Middle English diverten, from Old French divertir, from Latin dīvertere : dī-, dis-, aside; see dis- + vertere, to turn; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]
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di•vert•ing(dɪˈvɜr tɪŋ, daɪ-)
serving to divert; entertaining; amusing.
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|Adj.||1.||diverting - providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining; "an amusing speaker"; "a diverting story"|
interesting - arousing or holding the attention
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adjective entertaining, amusing, enjoyable, fun, pleasant, humorous, beguiling It was a witty and diverting programme.
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diverting[daɪˈvɜːtɪŋ] ADJ → divertido
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diverting[daɪˈvɜːrtɪŋ] adj (= enjoyable) → divertissant(e)
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