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1 someone or something that provides amusement or enjoyment
  • a scavenger hunt was organized as a diversion for the guests at the party

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2 the act or activity of providing pleasure or amusement especially for the public
  • movies and television became two of the most popular and influential diversions of the 20th century

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3 a turning away from a course or standard
  • carefully weighed testimony that did not contain the slightest diversion from the truth

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The first known use of diversion was in 1600

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“Diversion.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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