detour

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /ˈdiː.tʊə(r)/ or /ˈdiː.tɔː(r)/

Noun[change]

Singular
detour

Plural
detours

  1. If you make a detour, you divert and change your original route, usually via a longer way.

Verb[change]

Plain form
detour

Third-person singular
detours

Past tense
detoured

Past participle
detoured

Present participle
detouring

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you detour, you divert and change your original route, usually via a longer way.