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deviation (noun)
Deviation means something that is different from or has moved away from what is normal or acceptable.*
  • In some countries, wearing short pants to work is considered a deviation from what is acceptable, so people wear long pants to work.
deviation (noun)
Deviation is a statistical concept that tells us how far the values in a data set are from the group average.
  • See exercise 6 for an explanation of deviation.
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