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verb [intransitive] detour pronunciation in American English /ˈdiˌtʊr/
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present tense
present participledetouring
past tensedetoured
past participledetoured

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  1. to go from one place to another by a way that is not the shortest or usual way
    One evening we detoured to Crystal Bay to watch the sunset.


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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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