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verb [intransitive] veer pronunciation in British English /vɪə(r)/
Word Forms
present tense
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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