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deviate from (something)

To move away from what is typical or has been planned. Please don't deviate from the itinerary, otherwise we'll be late for our dinner reservation. Curiosity led me to deviate from my usual path through the woods.
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deviate from something

to wander away from something, such as a path, road, etc.; to vary from the normal procedure. Please do not deviate from the path. You will crush the wildflowers. I will not deviate one inch from the route you have prescribed. They did not deviate from her instructions.
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deviate from

v.
1. To wander or turn aside from some path, course, or way: The hiker deviated from the trail and got lost. The riverbank deviates from the side of the ridge where the sediment has built up.
2. To depart or stray from some subject or matter of discussion: The teacher deviated from the topic of the lecture.
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Additionally, they called upon the Ministry of Information and Culture to prevent some TV channels from broadcasting "moral deviatory programs" Karzai thanked the ulema for their sense of patriotism and the role they played on key national issues.
and [([[sigma].sub.ij]).sup.D] are components of deviatory part of the stress tensor, F([sigma]) is the function of plasticity, which is defined for Mises model as:
As Gill himself points out, Achilles' deviatory behaviour and social criticism as expressed in Iliad 9 directly result from the breach in the normative behaviour on the part of Agamemnon, his social equal, who `has undermined the relationship of generalized reciprocity which should exist between chieftains' (p.
Within such a context, the emergence of deviatory practices, at first sight astonishing, can be observed.
The Leader further called on Iranian intelligence employees to adopt a position that goes beyond "sectarian and factional differences," urging them to remain vigilant against the "enemy's infiltration attempts and deviatory trends of thought."