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See also: desvió and desvío

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EtymologyEdit

From desviar, from Old Portuguese desviar, from Latin dēviāre, present active infinitive of dēviō (I stray).

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NounEdit

desvio m (plural desvios)

  1. deviation (the act of deviating; a wandering from the way)
  2. distraction (diversion of attention)
  3. bypass (a road that passes around something)
  4. curve (bend in a road)
  5. (rail transportation) points (movable rails used to switch a train from one track to another)
  6. embezzlement (fraudulent conversion of property from a property owner)
  7. deviation from norms or good conduct
  8. (mathematics, physics) difference between values

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desvio

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of desviar