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- adj. that has been subject to diversion
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of divert.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. pleasantly occupied
Sorry, no etymologies found.
When the law has thus created a certain amount of obstacles, and when, to overcome them, humanity has diverted a corresponding amount of labor, you are no longer allowed to call for the reform of the law; for, if you point out the _obstacle_, they show you the labor which it brings into play; and if you say this is not labor created but _diverted_, they answer you as does the _Esprit
Your long post of NON Iraqi related incidents once again diverted from the topic.
Having said that it seems too easy to distract the left with these conspiricies and allow energy to be diverted from a progressive agenda.
And that really makes me wonder how I'm going to eventually react to the film adaptation, because if it's been diverted from the story that this book tells, and given some glossy "teen romp" veneer that pollutes so many movies, I'm going to be sorely disappointed.
EU members were unusually outspoken in appearances before the U.N. Human Rights Council, saying they were worried about preparations for a global racism conference to be held next month because attention was being diverted from the real problems of racial discrimination.
Rather than focus on the fact that the public were being asked to insure RBS against losses, the story of Goodwin diverted attention.
This, at least, keeps the average taxpayer diverted from the real disasters affecting or about to affect their lives .. the meltdown and bankrupting of everything American.
And if those contingency plans are going to work – and the airlines are to avoid hefty DOT fines – airports need to be ready to provide the extra ground operations support and in-terminal services for an increase in diverted flights and for the additional planes that need to return to the gate.
Money was diverted from the planned completion of the outdoor space to help pay for the alarm system.
I believe some of the chemicals and glassware that enabled me to do the more interesting chemistry experiments were diverted from the company stockroom.
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