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divert

verb avertere, cause to bend, cause to curve, cause to deviate, cause to turn from, change the course of, deducere, deflect, derivare, deter, deviate, distract, draw aside, draw away, misappropriate, misdirect, mislead, parry, pull aside, push aside, put off the track, redirect, shift, shunt, sidetrack, swerve, turn aside, veer
Associated concepts: diversion of assets, diversion of corpooate funds, diversion of proceeds, diversion of public funds to a private purpose, diversion of trust funds, illegal diverrion, unlawful diversion
See also: alleviate, avert, cloak, deter, detour, digress, discourage, entice, hold up, misemploy, peculate, pervert, repel, rob
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The ASBL projects that up to $65 billion a year in federal small business contracts are diverted to the top two percent of firms in the US.
Patients were diverted nearly 40 miles to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, Bodelwyddan, with some being sent on again to Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor - more than 70 miles from Wrexham.
Five flights have been diverted from Larnaca to Paphos due to the dust cloud covering the island.
To facilitate the flow of traffic, some bus routes will be diverted between 2pm and 6pm on the first day of the event.
On Tuesday the city's biggest hospital, the Royal Liverpool, diverted ambulances to other hospitals because it was struggling to cope.
KARACHI -- Due to rains and inclement weather at Islamabad PIA flights were either diverted or delayed which is beyond the control of the airline.
AIRLINE passengers were diverted to Birmingham when an escaped whippet forced a runway at Manchester Airport to close.
The two hours of air congestion on Wednesday forced 11 flights to be diverted and 50 flights got delayed.
Summary: BEIRUT: In light of huge crowds which are expected to flock to a rally Beirut Martyrs square to mark the fifth anniversary of the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri on Sunday, February 14, the Internal Security Forces [ISF] issued a statement indicating which roads would be blocked, diverted or cleared from cars during the event.
During the trial, which began March 27, the government charged that in 1993, 1994, and 1995, the men diverted more than $600,000 in corporate rent receipts into eleven different personal bank accounts and concealed the diverted funds from their accountant.
Since 1992, CALMEX, the California Materials Exchange, has diverted over 650,000 tons of materials from landfills and saved companies over $5.
Several Mexicana Airlines flights from Mexico to the United States were diverted to other destinations, as listed below: