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Definition of diversion

What is the definition of "diversion"?
  • di•ver•sionnoun
  • 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.


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  • "But to assign people to go to a territory final, state playoffs as great as a title diversion is a small ridiculous."

    "Via Martyn Daniels: "Today HarperCollins announced its adoption of the Nintendo DS ebook application to sell a cartridge of some 100 classics ... a new and interesting diversion from the normal platform and one which is both logical and could offer a quick return as it has a ready-built audience.""

    "I take your point about technology having the capacity to marshall and maintain attention for the purposes of learning – and I think that it can do this very effectively both outside and inside the classroom, but in both cases it requires a measure of discipline, either self generated or teacher imposed, so that its (enormous) capacity for diversion is kept in check."

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