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Pronunciation of Derail: Learn how to pronounce Derail in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word derail:

verb
[with object]
cause (a train or tram) to leave its tracks accidentally:
a train was derailed after it collided with a herd of cattle
[no object] (of a train or tram) accidentally leave the tracks:
the trams had a tendency to derail on sharp corners
[with object] obstruct (a process) by diverting it from its intended course:
the plot is seen by some as an attempt to derail the negotiations
Derivatives

derailment

noun
Origin:

mid 19th century: from French dérailler, from dé- (expressing removal) + rail ‘rail’