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verb [intransitive] veer pronunciation in British English /vɪə(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyveer
he/she/itveers
present participleveering
past tenseveered
past participleveered
  1. 1
    to suddenly move in a different direction
    The Volkswagen veered off the road and crashed into a fence.
  2. 2
    to change in a sudden or noticeable way, for example in your opinion or mood
    After this defeat, the party veered sharply to the right.
    The conversation veered off in a new direction.

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