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diverge from (something)

To separate from something and travel in a different direction. Be careful to stay on the highway and not get onto one of the roads that diverge from it. The ranger warned us not to diverge from the paved trails.
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diverge from something

to move in a different direction from something. Her line of thinking diverged from generally accepted thought on this point. The driveway diverges from the main road beyond the fence, straight ahead.
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That length of the M8/A8 Edinburgh - Greenock Trunk Road, being the newly constructed carriageway between its diverge from the circulatory carriageway of the Chapelhall Junction north roundabout to where it meets the circulatory carriageway Chapelhall Junction south roundabout a distance of 130 metres or thereby.
That length of the M8/A8 Edinburgh - Greenock Trunk Road), being the newly constructed westbound carriageway from where it diverges from the circulatory carriageway of Newhouse Roundabout to where it meets the circulatory carriageway of the Chapelhall Junction South Roundabout, a distance of 2.
The book has--in this reviewer's opinion--three weaknesses: One: At times, Callahan diverges from the crux of the topic through considerable efforts to contextualize his major points.
The government-directed, Manhattan Project-style program diverges from the historic pattern of technological breakthroughs.
In World on Fire (Doubleday), Amy Chua, professor of law at Yale, diverges from the apostles of globalization, who reaffirm that exporting the free market model will increase peace and prosperity around the world.
Thus, despite common training programs and audit decision tools, it appears EDP auditors' strategic outlook diverges from that of financial auditors.
387), I puzzled over the statement that "domestication diverges from a standard model of evolution.
Miracles" made the central reason for this quite clear: Edmondson's uniquely minimal style of stone carving diverges radically from the painterly, expressionistic, more-is-more sensibility typically associated, for better or for worse, with the work of the artists who inhabit this particular cultural margin - J.
Because domestication diverges from a standard model of evolution, he says, further experiments are necessary to add weight to Fondon and Garner's theory.
In contrast, the novelty- and ADHD-linked form of the gene diverges markedly from the most common pattern.