divert vs. deviate – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Divert

Definition:

turn aside; turn away from or draws (attention) away from

Examples:

The scandal diverts attention from daily business.

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Deviate

Definition:

turn away from an established course of action or path

Examples:

Don't deviate from the path you have chosen.

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