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defection

División en sílabas: de·fec·tion
Pronunciación: /dəˈfekSH(ə)n
 
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Definición de defection en inglés:

sustantivo

The desertion of one’s country or cause in favor of an opposing one: his defection from the Republican Party a number of defections by leading ballet dancers
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The costs of defection, for its weaker participants, would assuredly be higher than are the costs of continued compliance.
  • The amnesty was offered after Ieng Sary led a mass defection of thousands of Khmer Rouge forces to the government.
  • A single additional defection could mean losing a vote of no confidence, leading to early elections.
Sinónimos
desertion, absconding, decamping, flight;
treason, betrayal, disloyalty
literary perfidy

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