how to pronounce derail

dɪɹɛɪl

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An example use of derail in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… accident will derail your dreams because …”

meanings of derail

verb:

  1. To come off the tracks.
  2. To deviate from the previous course or direction.
  3. To cause to come off the tracks.
  4. To cause to deviate from a set course or direction; derange.

noun:

  1. A device placed on railway tracks causing a train to derail.
  2. An instance of diverting a conversation or debate from its original topic.

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