detour

detour(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (transportation)
a. el desvío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There is a detour on the road up ahead. Hay un desvío más arriba en la calle.
b. la desviación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Be on the lookout for the detour on Canal street. Esté atento que hay una desviación en la calle Canal.
2. (deviation from course)
a. el desvío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The detour we took ended up making us late for the party. El desvío que tomamos hizo que llegáramos tarde a la fiesta.
b. la desviación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The trail ends in a detour. El sendero termina en una desviación.
c. el rodeo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We took a detour through New York. Tomamos un rodeo por Nueva York.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to go off course)
a. desviarse
The meteorite detoured outside of the planet's orbit. El meteorito se desvió fuera de la órbita del planeta.
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detour
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el desvío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (diversion of traffic)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la desviación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to make a detourdar un rodeo
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detour [ˈdiːtʊəʳ]
noun
rodeo (m); vuelta (f); (Aut) desvío (m)
to make a detour desviarse; dar un rodeo
transitive verb
(US) desviar
intransitive verb
(US) desviarse; dar un rodeo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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