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veer away from

1. To turn or swerve very suddenly away from someone or something, especially so as to avoid hitting them or it. I managed to regain control of the vehicle and veer away from the crowd of people at the last second. The car veered away from the ditch at the side of the road, but ended up smashing into another car as a result.
2. To change course or avoid some possibility very suddenly or abruptly. Following public outcry, many companies have begun veering away from this sort of business model.
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Most forecast models now have Dorian veering away from Florida at the last minute and running up the coast, a shift from Friday's outlook, but some are still calling for a landfall.
Housekeeping and 'Do Not Disturb' buttons are also installed in the rooms, veering away from the conventional door hangers.
Grioli expressed her admiration for the Association's achievements so far, especially in terms of veering away from the sectarian and factional aspects suffered by the Arab world, its relentless efforts in popular areas and its continued humanitarian support for the displaced.
TNT has long been considered as one of the top echelon teams of the league but with the way things are going for the KaTropa, they are slowly veering away from that reputation.
Former Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Cielito Habito said, however, that veering away from private sector financing in funding these projects poses risks, such as a new debt crisis.
The way forward is to make sure that the big industrialized nations, while some have committed to veering away from coal, would actually walk their talk, because small island nations, vulnerable nations like the Philippines, African nations, and other small island states are affected," said Legarda.
That means veering away from textbooks to teach -- whether it's using techniques started in the Google workplace or moderating a Socratic discussion in the classroom.
MANILA, Philippines Reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen outwitted Wesley So in an endgame battle to bolster his title drive while dashing the latter's bid after 10 rounds of the Tata Chess Steel Masters 2018 in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands Wednesday.So actually succeeded in veering away from the theoretical opening line of the Queen's Pawn London System, equalizing with the black after forcing the exposure of Carlsen's king.
Veering away from political messages, the book seeks to tell the stories, through interviews and photographs, of how each family came to live in the area in which they currently reside.
The tourists have not tasted series glory since winning in South Africa in 1997 and World Cup-winning coach Sir Clive Woodward was roundly criticised for veering away from the Lions ethos in New Zealand in 2005.
BEIRUT: Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt warned Monday that any compromise that falls short of calling on Syrian President Bashar Assad to step down would be a calamitous mistake given the sacrifices of the Syrian people during the 13-month-old uprising."It is important to warn that drowning in the logistical details of this or that initiative and veering away from the central road map devised by the Arab League that centers on a peaceful transition of power ending the grip on Syria by the ruling clique of over four decades would be catastrophic," Jumblatt said in his weekly statement to Al-Anbaa newspaper.
Vatican techies started veering away from the strictly religious late last year when the Vatican Library and the National Geographic Channel launched a Michelangelo app featuring drawings and writings by the Renaissance great.
Organizing her analysis into themes, such as urban or vernacular architecture, she describes the historical and political circumstances current when the photo was taken and the possible motives of the photographer, deliberately veering away from the aesthetic analysis of these often gorgeous photos that has heretofore prevailed.
Days later, Beijing urged Damascus to speed up the implementation of reforms, veering away from its longstanding policy of non-interference in the country s affairs.
Drawn wide, he came from an agonisingly long way back, catching up with Sassafras just before the line before veering away from the whip which cost him the head he was beaten by.