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detour

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a turning away from a course or standard

  • we'll regard this relapse as just a brief detour on your road to recovery from substance abuse
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detour

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1 to avoid by going around

  • we had to detour the construction zone in order to get to the stadium
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2 to change one's course or direction

  • we had to detour for a few miles around the section of highway under construction
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