diversionary

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adjective di·ver·sion·ary \də-ˈvər-zhə-ˌner-ē, dī-, -shə-\

Definition of diversionary

  1. :  tending to draw attention away from the principal concern :  being a diversion

Examples of diversionary in a sentence

  1. This is nothing more than a diversionary tactic to distract attention from the issues.

1846

First Known Use of diversionary

1846


DIVERSIONARY Defined for English Language Learners

diversionary

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adjective di·ver·sion·ary \də-ˈvər-zhə-ˌner-ē, dī-, -shə-\

Definition of diversionary for English Language Learners

  • : tending or intended to take attention away from someone or something important


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