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distract

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to change the direction or course of

to persuade (a person) not to do something

to occupy in an agreeable or pleasing way

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send on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one

occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion

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withdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions

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"The prison had identified trade in divertible medication as a significant issue and had taken robust action to address this."
Strauss, "Divertible protocols and atomic proxy cryptography," in Proceedings of the International Conference on the Theory and Application of Cryptographic Techniques (EUROCRYPT '98), pp.
Having said that, most of this supply is divertible, and if market conditions are right some of it could be diverted," he added.
We include the simple collateral indicator along with the economic characteristics because some types of collateral have none of these characteristics (i.e., they are illiquid, divertible, and inside).
793 (2000) (upholding a public program of lending computers and other instructional equipment to a broad range of schools, including parochial schools), where Justice O'Connor's controlling concurrence approved this divertible form of aid, based on the program's "secular use" requirement, but maintained that it is still unconstitutional to divert public aid to a religious use.
Helms, (53) the Court examined whether the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 constituted a "law respecting an establishment of religion." (54) The Court rejected arguments that direct government aid to religious schools and aid "divertible to religious use[s]" are impermissible.
Thereafter for some 15 years, the Court termed its efforts as attempts to draw a line against aid that would be divertible to support the religious, as distinct from the secular, activity of an institutional beneficiary.
His richly allusive phrasings force audiences to brood more deeply on Ariel's fathomless yet divertible powers, as on the more problematic nature of humans--both courtiers and clowns--who use and abuse that "spirit."
"This robot here has no fear." The technology with which these robots of death will be produced promises to be eminently divertible, and it is only a matter of time before the world's conventional armed forces will face a far more insidious and elusive enemy.